• Thoughts on Books

    When the Bookworm Can’t Read

    I love to read. You don’t have to spend very much time with me at all to realize this. I talk about books, I have a tattoo of a girl reading on my arm, I write about books, I listen to audiobooks, the list continues. In the past three years my number of books read has gone as follows: 2015: 73 books2016: 80 books2017: 48 books2018: 60+ (I didn’t track all of them) And what about this year? Well, as I sit and write this I have read 25 books. And it is very close to the end of the year.  25 books is a respectable number, nothing wrong with that…

  • Thoughts on Life

    Elijah and Self Care

    When I was in Bible college one of my professors read us the following passage of Scripture: “(Elijah) went a day’s journey into the wilderness and came and sat down under a broom tree. And he asked that he might die, saying, ’It is enough; now, O Lord, take away my life for I am no better than my fathers’. And he lay down and slept under a broom tree. And behold an angel touched him and said to him, ‘Arise and eat’. And he looked, and behold, there at his head a cake baked on hot stones and a jar of water. And he ate and drank and lay…