Book Reviews, Books, Diversity, Poetry

Poetry Review: Here Are Girls Like Lions

Title: Here Are Girls Like Lions: Poems About Being A Woman Length: 99 pages Publisher: Chronicle Books Release Date: March 5, 2019 This beautiful collection is designed for those who can appreciate the art poetry in all of its manifestations. These poems are deep and complex. I was delighted to see some of my old… Continue reading Poetry Review: Here Are Girls Like Lions

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Author Q&A, Books, Poetry

Poetry Review with Author Q&A: Journey to Be Unbroken by N. MacFarlane

Title: Journey to Be Unbroken Author: Natasha MacFarlane Genre: Poetry/ Chapbook Length: 38 Pages Available on Kindle and Kindle Unlimited! My Review:  I genuinely enjoy reading poetry and I am always searching for new poets to read. I’m especially interested in reading poetry written by women or other traditionally marginalized groups. I connected with Natasha… Continue reading Poetry Review with Author Q&A: Journey to Be Unbroken by N. MacFarlane

Book Reviews, Books, Diversity, Poetry, Uncategorized

Poetry Review: “Love Looks Pretty on You” by Lang Leav

Title: Love Looks Pretty On You: Poetry & Prose Author: Lang Leav Genre: Contemporary Poetry and Prose Poems Length: 224 pages Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing Release Date: January 29, 2019   Friends, I am pleased to announce that poetry is making a comeback! In recent years there has been a distinct upsurge in the interest of… Continue reading Poetry Review: “Love Looks Pretty on You” by Lang Leav

Ministry, Writing

Awaiting the Proofs for My First Poetry Book!

Update 12/6/18: My chapbook Through My Good Eye: A Memoir in Verse is now available on Kindle (FREE with Kindle Unlimited!) or in paperback!  As I sit here, I'm so excited that I can hardly contain myself. This morning, I completed my order on Amazon in order to receive five proof copies for my very first chapbook, Through My… Continue reading Awaiting the Proofs for My First Poetry Book!

Author Q&A, Book Reviews, Books, Poetry, Writing

“Flow Like Lyrics” Review with Poet Q&A

Flow Like Lyrics is a book of poetry by Lori Katherine. In this collection, Lori K explores life’s many facets. Her poetry oscillates from moments of delicate hope to deep despair. Throughout this short chapbook, Lori K invites the reader to explore a world where the lines of poetry flow like the music to a… Continue reading “Flow Like Lyrics” Review with Poet Q&A

Devotions, Disability & Accessibility, Ministry, Order of St. Luke, Sermons & Sermon Notes, Writing

What Does Healing Look Like?

This past week, I deepened my spirituality by spending time at a retreat with members of the Order of St. Luke. Throughout the week, we emphasized how Luke portrays Christ as the healer, and I couldn’t help but wonder, why does God heal some people and not others? Glaucoma: The Silent Thief of Sight About… Continue reading What Does Healing Look Like?