I received a free copy of this book in order to give an honest review. Kusiima stretched, crackling the dried leaves that formed the stuffing for his mattress. He could hear the bleat of his goats in the other room… Although your adolescent reader has probably never slept on a mattress stuffed with leaves or woken… Read More A Forest a Flood and an Unlikely Star Review
My heart is broken and horrified. Broken for the broken world we live in. I hear a lot of people talking about victims of police shootings and police violence by focusing on the past of victims, where they were, where they were from, etc. So let me talk about my family for a moment. Let’s… Read More Police Violence and 4 Ways to Curb It
Our family is gathered on a day in early spring. Three children lay on floor. The two oldest are tense with anticipation, and the toddler follows their lead. With the down beat comes the proclamation, “Up!…” and they spring to their feet laughing.… Read More Easter Kids Activity to go with the Hymn Low in the Grave He Lay
My daughter turned 9 months old yesterday. Our third child, our first girl. We love her, her big brothers love her and we think she is the cutest thing ever. And she is! But I want her to know she is so much more than that. One of my friends poised a question on Facebook… Read More Nighttime Blessing for my Daughter
Make sure this thing actually works. Knock, knock.