3 Advent books to posture your heart towards the Lord.

I used to feel pressure from Advent, as though creating space for the Lord or doing Advent readings was just one more thing to do in a busy season. But since then, I’ve become gentler to myself here. I don’t want just one more thing to do. I want something that helps me quiet my…

6 devotional books to help your soul show up with the Lord.

There are so many ways that the Lord can show up with us. But the words of other people who love the Lord, never cease to invite me into my own experience of him. When I’m struggling to know where to begin or when I need a gentle guide, here are some of my favorite…

what I’ve been reading. September 2019

Here are some of my favorite reads so far this September: The Girl Behind the Red Rope Only a few pages in and I was transported to my first watching of “the Village” with the isolated community vibes, and the shared fear of monsters. And then, there’s a level of the supernatural and the spiritual…

this place of grace

Today marks the third anniversary of us moving into our house. This house was the answer to so many prayers, but also not fully what I hoped for or wanted. For one, this answer to prayer was past the date I had asked the Lord for. I had begged him for a certain timeline that…

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…