Turning over Tables: a view of the United Methodist Special Session

Do I want to leave the Methodist Church? No. And sometimes we have to do what we don't want to do, in order to make the right choice.

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Book Review: A Woman is No Man by Etaf Rum

Fareeda knew that no matter what any woman said, culture could not be escaped. Even if it meant tragedy. Even if it meant death. At least she was able to recognize her role in their culture, own up to it, instead of sitting around saying "If only I had done things differently." It took more... Continue Reading →

A man who not only built a life for his own family, but a life for the families of many other arab immigrants

Find great new and old book suggestions and share with other readers what you recommend this weekend. I also share how I have way too many books in my currently reading pile and how I manage it.

Do you ever read more than one book at a time?

As I write my current book, I have researched the early immigration of Syrians. Between the years of 1890-1924, the largest wave of Syrians came into the United States. My great-grandmother and great-grandfather were a part of this first immigration. It isn't a migration that is often discussed in our US history. During my research,... Continue Reading →

The podcast I never miss an episode of is: What Should I Read Next? Anne Bogel loves books as much as I do (actually maybe more) She interviews guests each week and based on their favorite books and books they dislike (or hate) she makes recommendations. She interviews really interesting readers. All have a story that impact... Continue Reading →

It is a rainy Saturday here, and the perfect day for reading. Comment and share your favorite beverage you enjoy while reading and what book will keep you company this afternoon and evening?      

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