The Risk That Didn’t Kill Me: A Childhood Reflection on Speaking Up

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I walk a little more proud, a little less beaten by the lie that I am just a girl. I dust off the lie that tells me I can’t exist in this space. I feel seen. I feel heard.

Interview & Book Review: A Voice Becoming by Beth Bruno

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Are you raising a young woman and overwhelmed with how quickly they become susceptible to outside forces trying to hijack their mind, heart, and soul? In A Voice Becoming, Beth Bruno offers her readers a journey

Book Review & Interview: Love Undocumented by Sarah Quezada

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I grew up in a household in constant fear of deportation. My stepfather’s story is only one he can tell. What I can tell you is that I was a 6-year-old girl who didn’t have

Book Review & Giveaway: A Pocketful of Seeds by Debbie Johnson

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If you’re looking to change the world and it seems less and less possible, I highly recommend you pick up “A Pocketful of Seeds.” Debbie Johnson does a wonderful job with connecting to her reader (of any socio-economic status and of culture). I’m grateful for a useful handbook of sorts to start the year off on a giving foot. 

Book Review: Can You See Anything Now by Katherine James

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If you enjoy books like The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, Sleep in Me, Let the Great World Spin, and Shock of the Fall, I recommend that you read this book. It is definitely a favorite. I will be following Paraclete Press more closely

Fall 2017 Latinx Writing Retreat Reflections – Self-Care

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I wish you wholeness. I wish you life. I wish you the gift of daybreak where the sun kisses the horizon and never asks for anything in return. I wish you embers that burn tiny holes on your soul to let the light out.

Book Review & Giveaway: Adored: 365 Devotions for Young Women

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Young women face daily challenges, anything from bullying over social media and in friendships and dating. Zondervan offers this beautiful hardcover book of devotions that target the daily challenges facing our young women. Each day speaks to the heart of the matter, paired with scripture, and a journaling area for further reflection. 

Book Review & Giveaway: Loved Baby by Sarah Philpott, PhD

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Loved Baby is a beautiful book of 31 Devotions centered around Helping You Grieve and Cherish Your Child After Pregnancy Loss. Dr. Sarah Philpott takes us on a journey through her miscarriage as she walked

Interview: Dorcas Cheng-Tozun, Author of Start, Love, Repeat

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Dorcas Cheng-Tozun is an award-winning writer, editor, and speaker. As a columnist for Inc.com, she writes about the intersection of start-up life with marriage, family, and well-being. She also contributes regularly to Christianity Today, The Well, and Asian American Women on Leadership. Her work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, the Unreasonable blog, The Entrepreneurial Leader, and dozens of other publications in the U.S. and Asia.

Interview & Book Review: Amena Brown, Author of How To Fix a Broken Record

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Amena Brown is an author, spoken word poet, speaker and event host. The author of five spoken word albums and two non-fiction books, How to Fix a Broken Record (2017)and Breaking Old Rhythms (2013), Amena performs and speaks at events from coffeehouses to arenas with a mix of poetry, humor, and storytelling. She and her husband, DJ Opdiggy, reside in Atlanta, Georgia.