The Boy Who Loved Windows

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Patricia Stacey's memoir,  The Boy Who Loved Windows, chronicles her journey to heal her son of autism.  In the process, she nearly wrecks her marriage, her family's finances, her relationship with her daughter, and her sanity.  She obsessively works to understand her son and fights to find him the best care possible.  Ultimately, she is that care, spending hours and hours a day with him, much of it doing "floor time," an intensive, interactive therapy meant to draw out autistic kids. In … [Read more...]

REAL MARRIAGE by Mark & Grace Driscoll

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Mark Driscoll, the outspoken (some would say bombastic) pastor of Mars Hill Church in Seattle has a new book out. It's on marriage, and it's co-written with his wife Grace.  I was eager to read it: partly because I appreciate pastors who are willing to speak candidly about what the Bible teaches on controversial subjects (I respond to what my husband calls a "Straight/No-chaser" approach) and partly because the Driscolls have very specific ideas of what women are and aren't to do based on … [Read more...]


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