Finding the Strength to Persevere [GUEST POST]

Lark

Some people, like birds, can be small but mighty. (Photo by David Mitchell, Flickr)

In the past seven years living and working abroad with a faith based organization, I have been struck over and over by the beauty and resilience of the human spirit. So many people in the world are suffering from grinding poverty, institutional oppression, and personal pain and loss. The history of Central Europe, where I’ve been living in Budapest for the past 5 years, is a long series of wars, subjugations, even genocide. Read more of this post

Danielle Steel’s ‘Undercover’ Stole My Heart [REVIEW]

Woman in Paris with Eiffel Tower in background

Eiffel Tower (Photo courtesy Alex Erde, Flickr)

In Undercover, Danielle Steel delivers a poignant story about two people, Marshall Everett and Ariana Gregory, who are shattered by loss but want to become whole again. Read more of this post