Selling Water by the River: Book Giveaway

Water

  What does he mean, the Bible as metaphor? Mama asked. Oh. You know, I answered. If I say you have feet like an elephant. I don’t mean that you literally have the feet of an elephant. It’s just wording to convey a certain something. This fellow is saying that maybe some stories in the [Read More...]

Next Stops: Lake Oswego & The Dalles

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I learned to love reading long before I first stepped inside a Bookmobile. Mama taught me the value of story by reading to me most every night. But it was more than love of great books that made me linger inside that Muskogee County Bookmobile parked on the corner of Lake Forest Trailer Court in [Read More...]

Living Biblically with a vagina

Amish

Over at her blog this week, Rachel Held Evans related her frustrations over working with a Christian publisher. In this case, Thomas Nelson, because they have banned the use of the word “vagina” in her upcoming book, “A Year of Biblical Womanhood.” I suppose when they signed contract with Rachel it never occurred to the [Read More...]


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