Bible journaling, Biblical Art

Blessed by Psalm 84 #BibleJournaling

I love Psalm 84! David Kitz writes three chapters on it in his book Psalms Alive! I did a Bible journal sketch for each of them. The first section (Chapter 12 in his book focusing on Psalm 84:1-4) is about living in God’s house. I love the word pictures of sparrows nesting there—all the more… Continue reading Blessed by Psalm 84 #BibleJournaling

Book Reviews, Memoir, Quotes

Faith, Life, and Leadership (review)

Faith, Life and Leadership: 8 Canadian Women Tell Their Stories by Georgialee Lang My rating: 5 of 5 stars When I discovered that there was a book out with stories of Canadian women leaders, I knew I had to get it. Faith Life and Leadership: 8 Canadian Women Tell Their Stories didn’t disappoint. In it… Continue reading Faith, Life, and Leadership (review)

Book Reviews, Children's, Non-fiction

Joyful Inspirations (review)

Joyful Inspirations Coloring Book: With Illustrated Scripture and Quotes to Cheer Your Soul by Robin Mead My rating: 5 of 5 stars The Joyful Inspirations Coloring Book contains 90 square (8.75 x 8.75-inch) page spreads to color. The book's heavy white paper is printed on both sides. Many of the pages contain inspirational quotes—most from… Continue reading Joyful Inspirations (review)

Book Reviews

A Giving Heart (review)

This stylish adult coloring book includes 46 coloring pages that incorporate sayings from the Bible and quotes from famous people. It honors mothers and motherhood. There is nice variety in picture design styles in the coloring pages. These include intricately decorated pictures similar to the one on the front cover, square and rectangular pieces where… Continue reading A Giving Heart (review)

Quotes, Writing Life

Readers—your very best friends

While going down an internet bunny trail a few days ago I came across a blog post by writer Kristene Kathryn Rusch. Here are a few of her words worth engraving on the walls of our little writerly hearts: "I believe each reader is very, very important, whether they buy through Sales Channel A or… Continue reading Readers—your very best friends

Book Reviews, Writing Life

This writing classic still energizes (review)

If You Want to Write: A Book about Art, Independence and Spirit by Brenda Ueland My rating: 4 of 5 stars This book made me want to stop reading and start writing. I love Ueland's enthusiasm and her quirky style. Empowering and energizing. What annoyed me about my Kindle version of the book was that… Continue reading This writing classic still energizes (review)