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Book Review: Raising White Kids

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…

Still Alice: Lessons from Literature, and Life

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…

Book Review: All That Bright Light — A story of love, murder and healing

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…

BOOK REVIEW: God for Us – Rediscovering the Meaning of Lent and Easter

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…

Book Review: The NIV Ragamuffin Bible

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…

The Voice Bible: Step into the Story of Scripture… or is it “Bible Lite”?

Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from the publisher through the BookSneeze®.com book review bloggers program. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the…

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