Grateful for... “The escape of a good book” What’s on your shelf?
My “To Read” list for the next few weeks. As an introvert, I must admit that the idea of being confined to my home is a little dreamy. It’s exciting to think of all the books I could read. Of course as a mom, who has to telework, the dream does a subtle face-plant into … Continue reading What’s on Your List?
I've always been intrigued by family sagas. And this novel delivered on so many levels. It's a Palestinian family's story spanning generations and the globe. From the Six-Day War to the invasion of Kuwait, the story is narrated through the lens of multiple family members. This novel was a reminder that no matter our differences … Continue reading Just Finished…
Wow it's been literally years since I've posted. I thought I might make a New Years resolution or a holiday declaration to jump back in but I figured there's no day like today to start anew. A lot has changed in the world of blogging in my absence and I realize I'm probably way outdated … Continue reading No Day Like Today
Can I just gush a minute? About Jesus you ask? Well of course, He is absolutely the best thing that has ever happened to me. My life without Him, I don't even want to imagine! About my hubby and kids? Well I love them madly, they are my motivation, my home team, we are the … Continue reading Love and Adoration
I am incredibly excited to help my friend and sister Daphne Washington announce the release of her first book A Christian's Book of Haiku! Please visit her website to learn more about Daphne and her book.
To call Leonard Pitts' novel, Freeman, simply moving seems somehow inadequate. Yet it moved me from tears of joy to tears of anger, from disbelief to acknowledgment. At the core it's an epic love story, not only of the love Sam Freeman has for Tilda; an enduring love that compels him to walk thousands of miles, … Continue reading Freeman
Small Island by Andrea Levy and I'm now on a mission to read every single one of her books. Very seldom am I drawn to a book after seeing the movie adaptation but when Small Island aired on PBS (yes, I'm a public television junkie-PBS Kids, Masterpiece Classics, Independent Lens, American Experience...I love it all... … Continue reading Just Read…