The Happy Hour Summer Book Club Update

Hello my fellow book-loving friends! Summer is in full swing and I’ve been getting questions about what’s happening with The Happy Hour Summer Book Club. So I’ll break the news: this summer I won’t be hosting the Book Club and here’s why....
Talking With Our Kids About Theology

Talking With Our Kids About Theology

Theology is such a big word. Sometimes it seems like it’s reserved for adults and much too big a word for kids. I disagree. The definition of theology is actually, “the study of the nature of God and religious belief”, so that doesn’t seem to be just for big people....
Three Things I’m Loving

Three Things I’m Loving

  If there’s one thing that girlfriends can always count on, it’s that we will tell each other about all the things we are loving. It’s what we do best.If you find something that you love, and you are my friend, and you don’t tell me about...
Black History Month: kids books

Black History Month: kids books

It’s Black History month and while some of you might think, “well I’m not black so this must not apply to me” I would like to suggest that we all let this apply to us. I find it a great honor to spend a month thinking about, remembering, and...
Top 10 listened to podcasts of 2018

Top 10 listened to podcasts of 2018

Happy 2019 podcast listeners! Every single year I look back at the fabulous guests we had on The Happy Hour and I think how can this get any better in the new year. And in fact, every single year we still capture phenomenal interviews with such fabulous guests. It...
Looking for a writing community?

Looking for a writing community?

I wanted to send you guys a quick note just to let you know that the hope*writers opened their doors to new members today!This is my favorite online writing place because it’s a community dedicated to the success and creativity of each member. They help you get on...