The Tethered World (the rare review of an author I know!)

It's not every day that I get to review a book by an author I personally know. It's not every book that I eagerly turn to the acknowledgements in first either. But when my first edition copy of The Tethered World by a certain, Heather L.L. Fitzgerald, arrived in the mail, I did both. "To … Continue reading The Tethered World (the rare review of an author I know!)

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Songs of Asaph: Mystery of Mercy (Andrew Peterson)

#11. MYSTERY OF MERCY Andrew Peterson I love Andrew Peterson's identification with key characters in the Bible in this song and his flipping the cry of Jesus "my God, my God, why has thou forsaken me?" into the cry of the believer "my God, my God, why has thou accepted me?", emphasizing and contrasting the … Continue reading Songs of Asaph: Mystery of Mercy (Andrew Peterson)

Songs of Asaph: Planting Trees (Andrew Peterson)

#10. PLANTING TREES Andrew Peterson “I found it is the small everyday deeds of ordinary folk that keep the darkness at bay… small acts of kindness and love.” --Gandalf the Gray in The Hobbit Miss my introduction to my "Sons/Songs of Asaph" series? Catch up here. Miss my introduction to Andrew Peterson? Read it here. … Continue reading Songs of Asaph: Planting Trees (Andrew Peterson)

Everything a Christian Movie Ought To Be

OctoberBaby ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ There are not many Christian films that I find worth a second watching--much less a third. But this one does. As Gianna Jessen, the inspiration for the film said, "I laughed so hard and cried so hard, and healed." OctoberBaby is a celebration of life, of love, of adoption, of forgiveness, delivering it's … Continue reading Everything a Christian Movie Ought To Be

The Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert by Rosaria Butterfield

A teaser review (minimal spoilers) ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ If someone could have told Rosaria Champagne: successful English Professor, vocal gay-advocate, feminist and religious scoffer that in a decade and a half she'd be the wife of a Reformed Presbyterian Pastor and homeschool mom of four cross-ethnic children she would have been the first skeptic of this incredible … Continue reading The Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert by Rosaria Butterfield