Faith and Doubt

Disquiet Time

Disquiet Time

The Bible is full of not-so-precious moments, from murder and mayhem, to sex and slavery. Instead of turning a blind eye to the difficult (and entertaining) passages of scripture, editors Jennifer Grant and Cathleen Falsani decided to take them head on. An incredible cast of contributors tackles the parts of the Bible that most excite, com for, frustrate, or soothe, with arresting insights like: What the heck is the book of Revelation really about? (The answer will surprise you.) How do we come to grips with the Bible's troubling (or seemingly troubling) passages about the role of women? Why did
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Small Talk

Small Talk

Almost every day, one of Amy Julia’s children says something or asks something that prompts her to think more carefully:  “What ‘lasting’ mean?” William wonders when he hears a song about God being an everlasting God. "If the children who died went to heaven, then why are we sad?” Penny asks, when she passes by a funeral for a victim of the Sandy Hook shootings. "I don't wanna' get 'tized!" says Marilee about baptism. These conversations deepen her relationships with her children, but they also deepen and refine her own understanding of what she believes, why she believes it, and
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Wholehearted Living

Wholehearted Living

Wholehearted Living is a book of short, daily readings for women whose season in life affords only limited time for contemplation. It’s a pause button for mothers who want to take a break from talk of juice boxes and snow pants in favor of confronting their fears or reconnecting with their dreams. It’s for moments when you feel drawn toward the divine, as well as for those times when you feel like your frailties are holding you captive and you really just want to stand in the corner, face the wall, and scream. Readers can spend fewer than five minutes
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Broke

Broke

"God let us go broke. "Dead broke. We got caught in a horrible swirl of depressed housing markets, of sagging businesses, of long periods of underemployment and then unemployment, of debt from uncovered medical expenses. All of this hit at once, leaving us wondering where on earth we?d land, dependent on the kindness of family and friends to even attempt to make ends meet. "And yet, when I asked God to let me find him (really find him) and to know him (really know him) and to see him and smell him and taste him and sense his presence and
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Found

Found

A Story of Questions, Grace, and Everyday Prayer Embracing a new way to pray and an old way to God. My first year of motherhood I lost prayer. I lost early mornings of quiet, mornings in my pajamas with a Bible in my lap, mornings when I spoke my mind’s chaos into God’s ear and let the chaos come back ordered, holy sealed. I lost peace. I lost clarity and certitude. My faith was never perfect before my son was born, but somewhere in that first year, somewhere in my distraction and exhaustion, I lost the Spirit-life I had known.
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Heaven Hears

Heaven Hears

HEAVEN HEARS: The True Story of What Happened When Pat Boone Asked the World to Pray for His Grandson’s Survival (Tyndale, 2013), by Lindy Boone Michaelis with Susy Flory, is an unforgettable story about a grandfather’s faith, a mother’s love, and a son who wouldn’t give up (Foreword by Pat Boone. Afterword by Debby Boone) On June 19, 2001, Ryan Corbin, grandson of Pat Boone, accidentally stepped through a skylight and fell three stories onto a cement floor. When he broke through that roof, Ryan fell into a very different life from the one he had before as the beloved son of Lindy
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Booked: Literature in the Soul of Me

Booked: Literature in the Soul of Me

  A life of books. A life of soul. Professor Karen Swallow Prior poignantly and humorously weaves the two, until you can't tell one life from the other. Booked draws on classics like Great Expectations, delights such as Charlotte's Web, the poetry of Hopkins and Donne, and more. This thoughtful, straight-up memoir will be pure pleasure for book-lovers, teachers, and anyone who has struggled to find a way to articulate the inexpressible through a love of story.
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MOMumental

MOMumental

"Wow. Jennifer Grant's MOMumental is more than a parenting book. It is a love story reminding us that imperfection should be celebrated, not feared." Kirk Martin, Founder of CelebrateCalm.com and CelebrateADHD.com
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Always There

Always There

Fifty-two short devotionals to help you reflect on your role as a mother, with numerous entries from Ink authors.
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