What Mom Might REALLY Need

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I’m a mother of a (great) toddler.  My husband works incredibly hard to support our family to the tune of 80 hours a week on a swing shift, so I’m… Read more

Meaning for Present in the Exodus Story of the Past

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Regardless of how historical the Bible’s stories are, the value seems to be realized when one places their feet in the sandals of the characters. Possibly the best example of… Read more

The Courage to Be by Paul Tillich

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This book is a thorough look at the progression of human existential angst. Tillich leads the reader through the history of human psyche as we have suffered the awareness of… Read more

“Things stick when you live them out.”

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Okay…so not sure what I loved best about this Podcast. Is it just hearing Reggie Joiner speak?  I think he is so wise and has such a pulse on what… Read more

Carl Jung and the Shadow – The Mechanics of Your Dark Side

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“Personal growth can be summed up as willingness to suffer genuine self-analysis, making the unconscious conscious, and intentionally acting as though the best (Christlike) version of you is the inevitable… Read more

12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos by Jordan Peterson

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This was a really important book for Jordan Peterson because of how it presents heady psychoanalytic concepts in digestible form! Peterson beautifully articulates insights that resonate so well with the… Read more

Celebration of Discipline by Richard Foster

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It sounds strange to say that a book on Christian spiritual practice changed the trajectory of my theological studies, but that is exactly what Celebration of Discipline did for me…. Read more

Prayer: Finding the Heart’s True Home by Richard Foster

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This book was a pivotal read for my journey into “deeper” Christian thought and practice. Richard Foster is a well read scholar and a very good writer. This combination of… Read more

Teaching Kids the Value of Peace

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We live in a world that moves at the speed of light. Work, appointments, after school activities, homework, and any semblance of a social life you try to have for… Read more

Better Bedtime Stories

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We’re jumping into the new school year where there will be homework, sports, lunches to pack, papers to sign, and firm (ish) bedtimes. Bedtime for us is made or broken… Read more