Let’s talk talent

I recently read two books by Daniel Coyle on the subject of talent. I enjoyed these books particularly because as a musician the word “talent” gets thrown around quite a bit. As a teenager I remember being slightly miffed at well meaning people who complimented me on my talent. “It’s not talent,” I’d mutter under […]

On My Nightstand: January 2013

I read a lot this month. More than my normal. January was an exceptionally busy and somewhat stressful month for our family and I guess I got through it by reading! One benefit of having a husband in Seminary is that all those nights that he has to study, I can be with him by […]

On My Nightstand: September Reading

Good morning, Friends! I had a full weekend and now it’s back to the grind. It’s feeling very Monday morning-ish. Anybody else with me on that? Anyway, I thought I would give you a rundown of my latest reading. A Gospel Primer for Christians: Learning to See the Glories of God’s Love by Milton Vincent […]

The One Thing I’ve Learned to Help Me Read More

Compared to some, I am not a huge reader. I look at my friends Anne or Keren, and my reading list looks like nothing. But compared to many others, I read a lot. And I am really happy with how far I’ve come since my early days of reading. I haven’t always read a lot. […]

On My Nightstand: August Reading

I can’t believe it is already September! August was definitely a full month for us and I’m really looking forward to the fall season. Pumpkin Latte, anyone? Here’s what I read this past month. Almost Amish: One Woman’s Quest for a Slower, Simpler, More Sustainable Life by Nancy Sleeth. Because I think about simplifying a […]