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: The Dream of You by Jo Saxton

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This isn’t the life you expected or the one you dreamed of. Is it? In all the work you’ve put in to try to correct that, perhaps you’ve lost sight of who you are, whose

2018: The Year of Welcoming Doubt

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On the last day of the year, I asked myself what it would mean to welcome doubt like a lover, like a wondering soul wanting to be remembered.

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

Mended Advent: What Does Hope Look Like From Where You Are?

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I’m so grateful to celebrate my first year of Advent. This is the first year my Christmas tree didn’t go up Thanksgiving night. As a result of celebrating for the first time, Stephanie Nelson connected me with Holly Stallcup of Mended Women. Holly put together a series of video devotionals for Advent, each packed with a reflection. I chose the word HOPE. Here is my video: Mended Advent Day 3: Hope.

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: 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: Andi Cumbo-Floyd, Author of Love Letters to Writers

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I’m excited to have Andi Cumbo-Floyd at the cafe today! Andi and I met over social media and we are both members of The Redbud Writers Guild. Being on her launch team is an honor

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.