Book Review:: You’re Already Amazing by Holley Gerth

Since Holley Gerth writes for DaySpring cards (and co-founded (in)courage) it seems cliché to say that her book, You’re Already Amazing, is like receiving an unexpected greeting card saturated with wisdom and thoughtfulness only a dear friend could write. But that’s exactly what reading You’re Already Amazing is like!  Gerth engaged me with her girlfriendContinue reading “Book Review:: You’re Already Amazing by Holley Gerth”

Book Review(s):: Mother-Daughter Duet and Dancing with My Father

In the spirit of Mother-Daughter Duet, my mother and I each reviewed a book for Waterbrook Multnomah’s latest blog tour. Mother-Daughter Duet by Cheri Fuller & Ali Plum By Donna Savaki For this child I prayed–so what went wrong? The mother-daughter bond is precious and wonderful when the communication is good. But, oh, when thereContinue reading “Book Review(s):: Mother-Daughter Duet and Dancing with My Father”

Book Review:: Love and War by John & Stasi Eldredge

“And they lived happily ever after. The End” By Donna Savaki Isn’t that the way the lovely new bride and her bridegroom prince begin and end their wonderful life together?  Just where was John and Stasi Eldredge’s new book, Love and War, when I was a blushing new bride in 1977?  No one was thereContinue reading “Book Review:: Love and War by John & Stasi Eldredge”

Inside Out With Cadia

By Amy Sondova Cadia’s Tori Smith and Courtney Myers are on a mission encouraging middle through college-aged girls to establish an identity firmly planted in God. The female pop/rock duo released their self-titled debut (Fervent) in Feburary. Before the album dropped, “Inside Out” was selected as the official theme song (and music video) for WomenContinue reading “Inside Out With Cadia”

I Wish I Was Beautiful

I wish I was beautiful. Breathtaking, traffic stopping, can-I-buy-you-a-drink beautiful. Not that I really go to bars and get drinks, but sending over a Diet Coke in a friendly dining establishment would work, too. I’m not hideous or anything. I’m just, you know, me–freckles, flaws and all. The last time I stopped traffic, it wasContinue reading “I Wish I Was Beautiful”