Archive for the ‘inspirational.’ Category



I know what you’re thinking. It’s something like, “Here goes Steph with another one of her adoption books.” And yes, you are right. I’m not sure where to start with this one, other than to say I would really, really like for you to read it. Yes, you. Dr. Moore lives in Louisville and he […]

Jordan here.  Remember me?  It’s been a shamefully long time since I have posted, so here is my peace offering… Can You Drink The Cup? is becoming a yearly read for me.  Though its message covers the calendar, this book was especially poignant for me around Easter this year because of Nouwen’s use of the […]

Alright, so now it’s my turn to add a couple cents of my own to the coinage that’s already been collected about this book. I’m not going to resummarize the plot or recycle the commentary that’s already been posted (for that, just click here or here). Instead, I’ll just say that I enjoyed it and […]

So, in a moment of uncertaintly following completion of my multi-month journey through The Lord of the Rings, I decided to pull off of the bookshelf I have probably had for 10 years but had never read.  The book is actually the second book written by  Dave Dravecky (a former pitcher for the San Francisco […]

“But I found out everybody’s different – the same kind of different as me.  We’re all just regular folks walkin down the road God done set in front of us” Inspiring as it is heart-rending, this New York Times “Bestseller” re-tells the true story of three disparate lives intersected.  Ron Hall, a wealthy art dealer […]

This book is based around the following scripture: As Jesus and the disciples continued on their way to Jerusalem, they came to a certain village where a woman named Martha welcomed him into her home.  Her sister, Mary, sat at the Lord’s feet, listening to what he taught.  But Martha was distracted by the big […]