Certain in September on The Salt Compass

Certain in September: Five Minutes of Faith

There’s a part of me that embraces change. I’m itching for a new thing, and while buying a new ivory sweater will calm that itch for a moment, it returns when I see thunderclouds over the trees in my backyard, and my fingers drum on the porch railing in anticipation.

Books For Those Who Love Books

To those who love reading books about magical books, this one is for you. These make the ordinary books lined up on my shelves seem all the more mysterious and full of magic.

Blessed Are the Misfits by Brant Hansen

Blessed Are the Misfits by Brant Hansen

Blessed Are the Misfits is a shout out to all the others who feel like misfits spiritually due to some of the more popular church trends, and I’m shooting my hand up as high as it will go. He gives you a seat at the table, quotes The Lord of the Rings, references U2 and Grease, and lets so many people know that they aren’t alone.

Delectables: Round One on The Salt Compass Blog

Delectables: Round #1

Delectables: Cherry-Picked for Wonder and Revitalization. Soul Food and Spa. A Breath of Fresh Air with vitamins and other thought-provoking nourishment.

I Am Still Learning

Getting It Wrong (I Am Still Learning – Part Two)

We don’t want to learn. We want to file away someone’s insight, like a quote on an index card in our minds. We don’t want to have to know it to be true by forging each letter ourselves in the fires of failure. Getting it wrong.