Book Review and Give-Away! (see below) Jennifer Harvey, Raising White Kids: Bringing Up Children in a Racially Unjust America. (Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2017), hardcover, 306 pages. This is a must-read book for white parents, educators and adults — and even if you are not a parent! The dominance and ignorance of white America has contributed to the racial tensions … More Book Review: Raising White Kids
I finished reading Still Alice by Lisa Genova. Though it is a work of fiction, it nevertheless reflects the lives and heartaches of countless families around the world. The book affected me profoundly. For those of us who work with individuals with dementia, it brought to mind patients and their caregivers, coworkers and long-term care facilities. … More Still Alice: Lessons from Literature, and Life
The cover shows a blurred image of balloons rising over a football field at sunset. It was a sight that must have been viewed through eyes blurred by tears at the Rockville High School stadium that night. The friends, family and teachers of Michelle Miller gathered to offer words of hope, grief and joy, even as they struggled … More Book Review: All That Bright Light — A story of love, murder and healing
I went searching for a new Lenten reading guide that was more than just “here’s-a-verse-and-a-nice-thought.” I wanted something that caught my eye, that brought a sense of the Holy into its reflections, and that caused me to consider more thoughtfully the Passion Story. I was delighted when I found this book! This is the companion … More BOOK REVIEW: God for Us – Rediscovering the Meaning of Lent and Easter
Brennan Manning is one of my go-to authors when I need to be reminded of the unfailing, unchanging love of God. Manning’s The Ragamuffin Gospel helped me understand that, despite my many failings, I am completed loved by God. When you feel like a failure, that’s a very important concept to hold close! The NIV … More Book Review: The NIV Ragamuffin Bible
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