My “Favorite Things” Small Business Gift List

As we approach the Holidays and many people are already shopping for Christmas, I want to share some of my favorite shops (especially small businesses – as I choose not to shop big box this year or in the future for presents). The Merry Bohemian – A lovely shop that sells hand-painted ornaments. These ornaments can be personalized with an image of a family home or a special landscape that brings fond memories. The Merry Bohemian St. Charbel Candle Co. – This beautiful shop just opened and the candles are selling out faster than hot cakes! These cleaning burning candles … Continue reading My “Favorite Things” Small Business Gift List

Book Review: Home in the Church by Jessica Ptomey

Do you know what warms my heart? What draws me in? A good book, but not just any good book – a book that embraces change. A book that shows a purpose, a struggle, but ultimately, a journey. This is exactly what Jessica Ptomey wrote about in her new book, Home in the Church: Living an Embodied Catholic Faith. Ptomey’s journey from Protestantism to Catholicism exemplifies a beautiful conversion story as she found answers to deep spiritual questions alongside her husband. She delves into the beauty she experienced among her Protestant friends and churches, but ultimately, she found her true … Continue reading Book Review: Home in the Church by Jessica Ptomey