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…

what I’ve been reading: the BEST of winter 2019

Here’s some of my favorite books from the past two months. In other words, these are all books I gave at least an A- to. You can find more of what I’ve been reading, and all the books that didn’t make this favorites list over here. What have you been reading this winter? Tell me…

what I’ve been reading. December 2018

The Minimalist Home “Minimalism isn’t about removing things you love. It’s about removing the things that distract you from the things you love.” I want to love where I live. I want to create a place that we enjoy and are able to rest well, where we can welcome others. This book offers help in…

what I’ve been reading. November 2018

One of my friends recently owned up to not being much of a reader, and naming what works for her. For her, it is memoirs and audiobooks. That’s what works, and after naming it, she’s been reading much more. It was so encouraging to hear that, and I’m naming for myself that although I’m such…

what I’ve been reading: September 2018

Here’s a few highlights from this month’s reading stack: I’d Rather Be Reading This is the book I didn’t know I needed. Anne Bogel captures the experience of being a reader perfectly, the best and the worst, in this collection of essays. I laughed out loud and felt so seen as I read her words….

what I’ve been reading: the hundred story home

I wasn’t sure I wanted to sign up for reading a book about homelessness. I thought it might just make me feel guilty. How glad I am to be wrong about The Hundred Story Home. This book is the story of one woman’s reluctant obedience to a God she wasn’t even sure was real. This…