Book Review: Wright’s ‘The Case for the Psalms’

Sing to the LORD, bless his name; tell of his salvation from day to day. Psalm 96:2 I started praying the Psalms as a spiritual discipline sometime in 2014. I had read Scot McKnight's Praying with the Church, and I was inspired to take on the Christian tradition of praying the prayers of the saints. I started with Phyllis Tickle's The Divine Hours, as this collection was recommended… Continue reading Book Review: Wright’s ‘The Case for the Psalms’

Book Review: Berry’s ‘The Unsettling of America’

I first heard of Wendell Berry and his The Unsettling of America when I was a college student struggling to identify a study major. I had enrolled with a plan to study agriculture. I loved animals and was thankful to land a job at the college dairy my first semester. But as I got deeper… Continue reading Book Review: Berry’s ‘The Unsettling of America’

A New Blog: Homestead Sissies

This year, I started a new blog with my sisters -- Homestead Sissies. This blog chronicles our homestead journey, as our family builds a homestead from scratch on our acreage. Getting started on the homestead has been harder than we thought, but things are progressing steadily now. God has been good, and we have learned… Continue reading A New Blog: Homestead Sissies

A Year Without Facebook

I got off Facebook last November. I was tired of the blatant agenda, the in-your-face ideology filtering what felt like every interaction. I am a Christian and unapologetically conservative. My Facebook friends list once ran the gambit of religions and political leanings, and I enjoyed the free exchange of ideas. I wanted to share my… Continue reading A Year Without Facebook