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Welcome, friend! Relax & rest awhile, if you please. I'm an ordinary girl, a follower of Christ, mama to Gabriel, & wife to Evan. Here in this little space of the online world, I share all manner of bookish things, including full content reviews, writerly snippets, encouragement for everyday life, and a whole collection of names & their meanings.

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Belated Valentine | A Love Story

Hello, all.  I realize I missed a post for Valentine's Day. . . And I apologize, but I've a good reason!  This was the first Valentine's that I got to spend with my man and after church services, he took me to Olive Garden, where we enjoyed a lovely luncheon.  [Afterwards, we went to W…

Book Review | Sandcastle Kings

Sandcastle KingsMeeting Jesus in a Spiritually Bankrupt World Rich Wilkerson, Jr.
Publisher:  Thomas NelsonGenre:  Nonfiction, ChristianReleased:  November 10th, 2015
[GoodReads]Children aren't the only ones building castles out of sand.
The world seems to have figured out the formula for manufac…

Rated, Not Reviewed

Good morrow, all!  How goes your week thus far? Mine has been lovely.  We've had rain and sunshine and gorgeous warm, almost-Spring days.  I can't wait till the new season arrives! 
Well, onward!  This here post is exactly what the title says.  I'm sharing a handful of some books I'…

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In the Midst of Despair [A Prayer]
Have you ever had one of those down days?  Where you feel like everyone and everything is against …
Drama Update! [w/ link to Behind-the-Scenes]
The first weekend of shows has passed!   All went rather smoothly, with only a few minor glitches.…
Excerpt from "I Kissed Dating Goodbye" [THE ROOM]
I don't know if I mentioned this or not in my review of Joshua Harris' I Kissed Dating Goo…
What's in a Name? >> 3rd Monday Edition
Happy Monday, lovelies! How was your weekend?  Does it feel like Summertime to you yet? We've ha…