Archives for April 2013

In the Presence of Angels: A Q&A with Andrea Garrison

So many people are afraid of dying, so much so that they do not truly enjoy life. When I was doing home hospice care with my mom, it was never about death and dying. It was always about loving, giving, living and embracing life to the fullest at every single moment. [Read more…]

God’s Favorite Place on Earth

The point of “God’s Favorite Place on Earth” lies in Frank Viola’s premise that the heart (core) of every Christian should be a place where Jesus knows He has intimacy, joy and sabbath; he writes because many do not, maybe they are unaware or are playing shallow for many reasons. [Read more…]

More or Less: Taking Stock of our Stuff

Author Jeff Shinabarger wouldn’t care if we got so enamored with doing the things here that we never took the time to finish his book. Much of Christianity involves doing; merely believing falls short. “Be doers of the word and not hearers only, deceiving ourselves.” (James 1:22) [Read more…]

Women are Individuals, Too! A Review of Blessed, Beautiful, and Bodacious

By Bethanie Ryan I just completed reading Blessed, Beautiful and Bodacious by Pat Gohn. It is part Catholic feminist manifesto, part spiritual memoir written like an intimate conversation. It makes you feel as if she is sitting at your kitchen table talking to you. I am sure that this is very intentional on her part [Read More…]

Blessed, Beautiful, and Bodacious: A Q&A with Pat Gohn

Popular Catholic author and podcast host Pat Gohn has delivered a loving tribute to the feminine in her new book Blessed, Beautiful, and Bodacious: Celebrating the Gift of Catholic Womanhood.  With praise pouring in from a host of important bloggers, the book seems destined to be a timely and inspired resource for what it means [Read More…]

More or Less: A Fresh Approach to a Familiar Topic

“More or Less” author Jeff Shinabarger writes from an experiential location about his call to be a steward of his possessions, time and gifts for the good of the world that God loves without using religious or church language as a prompt or mandate. [Read more…]

A Recipe for Joy: A Q&A with Robin Davis

The biggest change in my life – bigger even than getting married and becoming a stepmother – was letting God back in. It was like opening the shades of a darkened room and letting in the light. It changed everything. [Read more…]