5 children’s books for the Enneagram Nine heart.

Children’s books are some of my favorite books. I’m always impressed with the good ones, as they tell a full story with few words and are often, accompanied by beautiful or charming illustrations. But beyond that, they often gently preach to my heart about a truth I’m in great need of hearing.Here are five that…

5 books for wholehearted living as an Enneagram Nine.

Two summers ago, I jumped into learning about the Enneagram. I’d avoided learning about it for years because I was overwhelmed by all the numbers & arrows! But even my reluctance felt used by Jesus, as it felt like Jesus had been saving this tool for me to discover at the perfect time. It didn’t…

a few favorite reads.

Here are a few books that I loved recently. (The A list, if you will.) What have you read lately that you enjoyed? View this post on Instagram [Thanks to @revellbooks for the review copy of this lovely novel!] . Oh man. This one was just so good. Annie's brother enlists in the Army to…

what I’ve been reading. spring edition

Here are some of my favorites from March and April so far! View this post on Instagram "My dedication to being good had cost me a fortune in being whole. My desire to do all things well had kept me from doing the one thing within my power to do, which was to discover what…

what I’ve been reading. early spring edition.

Somehow the start of March still counts as spring for my heart. Even as we’re still shoveling snow and bundling up, the hope of spring feels near. My son’s birthday is in March, and even though it isn’t technically spring until TODAY, his celebration feels like a new beginning for me just the same. I’ve…

the secret when you’re overwhelmed.

It sounds like you’re overwhelmed. Do you remember what that big word means?” Her scrunched nose and puzzled look mirrored the “no” that came out of her mouth. “Do you remember what it feels like when your room is a big mess and it’s time to clean it up? And you think it is too…