Book Review: Rejection Proof

This was SUCH a fun read! Rejection Proof: How I Beat Fear and Became Invincible Through 100 Days of Rejection, is author Jia Jiang’s account of what happened when he decided to overcome his paralyzing fear of rejection by going toward rejection rather than running away from it. ¬†Jiang set out to be rejected in […]

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Book Review: Searching for Sunday

This might be the most growth I’ve seen in a memoirist from one book to another. In Searching for Sunday: Loving, Leaving, and Finding the Church, Rachel Held Evans (author of the somewhat snarky takedown of Fundamentalist Christianity, A Year of Biblical Womanhood), offers a heartfelt and achingly honest account of her attempts to reconcile […]

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Book Review: Tongue Pierced

Tongue Pierced is by far my favorite of Searcy’s books. I was surprised by how much his exhortation to think and speak in a positive way stirred something inside me. I’m a longtime believer in lining up my thoughts and words with Biblical principles, so the material here wasn’t new to me. But Searcy’s tone […]

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Book Review: Better Than Before

I loved both of Gretchen Rubin’s “project” books (The Happiness Project, Happier at Home) and Better Than Before is a fantastic addition to the collection. ¬†Here, Rubin explores the question, “How do we make (and keep) habits that work for us?” She shares her research and personal experience after trying pretty much every habit making/breaking […]

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