“Walk and talk and laugh with your friends. But behind the scenes, keep up the life of simple prayer and inward worship.” Thomas R. Kelly, A Testament of Devotion

for your weekend

Today’s reads are for you if you’re feeling small, hurried, or overwhelmed. They are a kind reminder of how closely grief and joy live within our hearts. Enjoy your weekend, friends.

How to Quiet the Comparison Voice by Bekah Jane Pogue

How to Let Go of the Guilt of Letting Go by Courtney Carver for Be More With Less

A Simple Reminder to Look Up by Tasha Via for The Via Colony

In This End is Our Beginning (On Going Home Again) by Christie Purifoy

10 Things I Learned From a New Baby by Kendra Adachi for The Lazy Genius Collective

Which Non-Fiction Revell Author Are You? This is plain fun and ridiculous. When I took it, I got myself so you know. That means it’s scientific.

This week we launched season one of The Hope*Writers Podcast with 2 new episodes!

What I Wish I Knew Before I Wrote a Book Part 1: Dad, Myquillyn, Brian and I talk about book writing, blog writing, serving an audience, and the idiot moves we’ve made along the way.

What I Wish I Knew Before I Wrote a Book Part 2: Snippets of my interviews with three first time authors (Deidra Riggs, Mary Carver, and Amber Haines) to hear what they wish they knew.

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