Author Archives: Laura Navarro

Find Your Strongest Life

Find Your Strongest Life by Marcus Buckingham is my latest Thomas Nelson Book Review Bloggers pick. I have enjoyed other books by Marcus Buckingham. He seems to speak realistically and practically about issues in our lives and the workplace. I also … Continue reading

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Change in plans

As someone commented on SparkPeople – Life is what happens while we’re making plans. Early in May we both signed up for the MSBike even in October. His plan was to ride 100 miles on Saturday and another 40 or … Continue reading

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Kabul24

Kabul24 by Ben Pearson and Henry Arnold is my latest Thomas Nelson Book Review Bloggers pick. It tells the story of the aid workers kidnapped by the Taliban in Afghanistan. The book begins with the story of one of the Afghan … Continue reading

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Some thoughts

I was reading a book today (great book, check back 10/5 for the review!) and it referred to a poem by Max Ehrman called Desiderata. Here is the portion quoted: Beyond a wholesome discipline, be gentle with yourself. You are … Continue reading

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Fall Into Reading

It’s a new season! For fall, Katrina at Callapidder Days is hosting Fall Into Reading 2009. I love this kind of challenge for a few reasons. It is a great way to see what other people are reading. Katrina will … Continue reading

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Nightstand Sept-Oct

Next up on the nightstand: St Thomas Aquinas – biography by G. K. Chesterton Find Your Strongest Life by Marcus Buckingham Kabul24 by Henry O. Arnold and Ben Pearson The Jesus Way by Eugene Peterson – current audio book Progress … Continue reading

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Yard project done

I promised photos but we got busy and it took all week to finish the project. He finally got out there Wednesday morning (9 days after we started) and finished cutting the pieces to fit in the holes. It looks … Continue reading

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What I did with my long weekend

A three day weekend is a great thing. And given that all my weekends seem to be booked lately, this was no exception. I got up Saturday and drove off to the business park to run in my 6K. I … Continue reading

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Fearless – Review

Fearless by Max Lucado is my latest Thomas Nelson Book Review Bloggers pick. Review resources are available here. This is  a great book. Pastor Lucado brings our fears out into the light. He discusses our fears of insignificance, parenting failures, illness, … Continue reading

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Let Go – review

Let Go by Sheila Walsh is my latest Thomas Nelson Book Review Bloggers pick. I read the first chapter and the question at the end of the chapter seemed to speak right to me. I think we all need to be … Continue reading

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