Archives, Book Reviews, Faith Encouragement

A Book Review: English Lessons: The Crooked Path of Growing Toward Faith by Andrea Lucado

In English Lessons: The Crooked Path of Growing Toward Faith, Andrea Lucado, a born and bread Texan and preacher’s daughter, rehashes a year’s experience studying at Oxford-Brookes for her Master’s degree. As I’ve been living in England for the past few years, I appreciated her take on being an American juxtaposed against the British despite both cultures being western and…

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Faith Encouragement, Real Life/Living Abroad, Writing Encouragement

7 uplifting Christian books on my reading list for 2019

**Please remember by clicking through and purchasing from the links I provide I will make a small commission at no additional cost to you. Thank you for your support. Happy February! (She says a week and a half late). Forgive me for banging on about New Year resolutions, but one of mine includes reading more. Reading will carry me toward…

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Faith Encouragement, How To Be Productive, Writing Encouragement

5 practical tips for coming up with blog post ideas (for the Christian writer)

Happy new year (again)! One of my (few) New Year resolutions is to grow as a writer. I know growth in skill will be owed mainly to consistency so I’ve created two measurable goals to track progress: bimonthly blog posts and a list of books on writing (among other things) to tick my way through. Anyway, I’ve noticed a pattern…

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Archives, Faith Encouragement, Real Life/Living Abroad

Permission to wear the world loosely and walk simply

Happy new year, friends! Over wine at Christmas, Stuart’s family and I went around the room and shared one bit of information about our line of work that isn’t well known. His aunt, a psychologist, said something that stuck with my introspective heart: we all have an inner conflict going the majority of the time. The inner conflict being what…

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How To Be Productive, Writing Encouragement

Learn how to write quickly (a step by step guide for the overwhelmed and time short blogger)

Learn how to write quickly with these 7 time management tips

The writing process: It’s a lot like meditation. You have to take every new, unrelated thought and flick it from your brain. How to write quickly: that’s even more of an anomaly, especially with all of the distractions we face.  If you’re reading today, it is probably a safe bet you’re in the same boat as myself. Blogging is your hobby……

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