I Did a Book Haul…

I had vague plans about coming home after the holidays with armfuls of books. I may have fulfilled this prophecy all on my own. All that to say...I acquired some books. The Ruby in the Smoke and The Shadow in the North by Philip Pullman My mom and I went used-book shopping and found a TREASURE… Continue reading I Did a Book Haul…

Books, Real Life

Holiday Book Shopping Guide

Whether you're buying gifts for friends and family or browsing for books for yourself, this list might help point you in a direction. I hope you find something you like. For the history buffs: Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari The story of us in under 500 pages. The Anthropology of… Continue reading Holiday Book Shopping Guide


Disciples Book Tag

I'm a sucker for religious humor. Would you believe I couldn't name all 12 disciples? The Rob Evans "Donut Man" song "We're Following Jesus" only covers 9 of the 12. To make this tag, I looked up a definitive list of the 12. Only there isn't one. Scholars disagree about who James really was. They… Continue reading Disciples Book Tag

Real Life

Ambivalent Accidental Methodist

I made the jump. After hanging around evangelicals, tolerating Southern Baptists, and trying my hand at Presbyterianism, I now attend a Methodist church. My new church is a good deal more liberal than my past churches. I don't really know how this happened. * After graduating from college, I left the church my parents had… Continue reading Ambivalent Accidental Methodist