Tag Archives: books to read

Finding the Angle of Repose in Marriage, Part I

Have you been in a Target or a CVS lately? Have you been in any store lately? If so, you’ve encountered the onslaught of red and pink bags of candy, the Valentines, and other related trinkets greeting you as soon … Continue reading

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A New Chapter, 2018

  How is it possible that it will be mid-January next week? Wasn’t Christmas just a few days ago? It’s been a while since I’ve posted to Always Orange. I started a post several times, but never made any progress. … Continue reading

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Late-Fall Shorts

Adjusting to an Empty Nest Anna left for her year abroad on September 3rd. Nothing quite prepares you as a parent for leaving your youngest at the airport, knowing she will be across the Atlantic for the next year. As … Continue reading

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Sabbath Books

I’m excited to have Jessica Snell guest post at Always Orange. Jessica was my editor for Everywhere God. Her suggestions and observations made my book better. I love what she’s talking about in this piece and I think you will … Continue reading

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Reading the Stories of Others: A Review of Not Alone

The busyness and excitement of the holidays are officially over. It’s mid-January. It’s winter. In many parts of the country, it’s cold. For some, the blues have arrived. On top of this, maybe you have recently experienced a loss or … Continue reading

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Always Orange 2015 Christmas Gift List

This type of post is a first for me. I love reading the gift lists others write, but I get nervous whenever I have to compile a list of favorites, especially when it includes books. How to narrow the choices? … Continue reading

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October Shorts

Ever since I stumbled upon the “short” format for a blog post, I have been hooked—especially during this busy fall season when blog writing takes a back seat. So here goes. Some recommendations and a reflection. __________________________________ Earlier this month … Continue reading

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