Some books I've read over the last month that I think you might like.
Don’t Wait around for the Bread to Rise: Reflections on Passover, Palm Sunday, and Staying Put.
Reflections on Passover, Palm Sunday, and Staying Put.
Stop Letting Drivel News Change You: Top Books of 2010-2019
Your subconscious mind builds a mental picture out of the material you permit to reach it, “Like a wax plate recording everything,” even shaping your sense of right and wrong.
Top Books of 2019
Here's a few of the books I read this year that you might also enjoy.
Say No to Hurry
If you're tired of rushing around without even knowing why, then learn to say NO to hurry.
Crowd Pleaser, Easy Freezer: Mexican Lasagna
Our teenager, like many teens, has a desire to spend money and is busy beyond belief (no time for a job). Enter: cooking for money. At Christmas, he made The Pioneer Woman's Cinnamon Rolls - they sold like hotcakes. To make money for his Winter Formal, we decided to try savory. I say we because I … Continue reading Crowd Pleaser, Easy Freezer: Mexican Lasagna
Girls’ Weekend + Reflection Q’s
Fourteen years ago, John and I moved to Phoenix with a 10 month old baby boy. We had no idea how our lives would change by living in the desert for 4 years. Notably, it was the people we met who changed our lives the most. This past weekend I was in Dallas with 3 girlfriends … Continue reading Girls’ Weekend + Reflection Q’s
How to Torture your Dinner Guests
Somewhere around 40AD, the Roman philosopher Seneca (also tutor to the young Emperor Nero) told the story of Calvisius Sabinus, who though very rich, was lazy mentally and struggled with his memory. The names of Greek and Trojan heroes that should have been on the tip of his tongue were routinely forgotten or butchered. (Imagine … Continue reading How to Torture your Dinner Guests
My Matrix for Buying Organic
Some people are surprised to learn that I (Julie) don't buy everything organic. This probably goes without saying but I'll say it anyway: don't just take my word for it, do your own research. And, I do not think less of you when you buy differently than me. Everyone is on their own health journey. … Continue reading My Matrix for Buying Organic
Five Lessons Learned from Living Overseas
We spent six months living in the South Pacific. Here's a few things we learned.