Book Review:: Permission to Speak Freely by Anne Jackson

“What is one thing you feel you can’t say in church?”  It’s a question author Anne Jackson posed on her blog, receiving a worldwide response.  Readers mailed hundreds of confessions, some artistic, some simply written on index cards to Jackson who cataloged the responses on  Jackson uses these artistic avowals along with essays andContinue reading “Book Review:: Permission to Speak Freely by Anne Jackson”

Book Review:: So Long, Insecurity by Beth Moore

Beloved women’s speaker and author Beth Moore’s latest book, So Long, Insecurity (Tyndale), is her most personal book to date.  Moore, who has helped countless ladies break free, get out of pits, and dive deep into Scripture with studies on Jesus, Paul, David, and Esther, is now combating a stronghold in the lives of manyContinue reading “Book Review:: So Long, Insecurity by Beth Moore”

Book Review:: Picking Dandelions by Sarah Cunningham

“My conversion played out simply, as if I were extending to God a dandelion: the life of a scrawny kid pressed into His hand.”—one of the many quotable sentences from Picking Dandelions I was a little girl who picked dandelions for anyone and everyone.  As I grew older, I was fascinated that God would makeContinue reading “Book Review:: Picking Dandelions by Sarah Cunningham”

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:: The Friends We Keep by Sarah Zacharias Davis

Sarah Zacharias Davis’ new book The Friends We Keep: A Woman’s Quest For the Soul of Friendship (Waterbrook) is your local bookstore’s best kept secret.  If you’re a woman and you have friends, then you need to read this book.  Or if you’re a woman who wants to be a good friend, you need toContinue reading “Book Review:: The Friends We Keep by Sarah Zacharias Davis”