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...]

Ancient Feminine Wisdom for Today’s Spiritual Communities

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By Sibyl Dana Reynolds Within these pages, the sisters of Belle Cœur crafted a collective life, a multicolored tapestry, woven with their hands and hearts, tears and laughter, blood and bones. – From the author’s message, Ink and Honey, by Sibyl Dana Reynolds Communities of women, like branches on the Tree of Life, grow from an ancient [Read More...]