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Becoming Gertrude by Janice Peterson

Sometimes, you read a book because you're familiar with someone they're connected with. Case in point, Eugene Peterson and Janice Peterson. Having read excerpts from the Message and several other books from Eugene, I was curious as to what Janice would have to share. I'm so glad that I took a peek.

In Becoming Gertrude, Janice Peterson shares not only what we can give in friendship to others but also a reminder of the things that we receive. In today's culture, it's very easy to become disconnected or to believe that reading updates about one another's life on a regular basis means that we are connected. The hardships, struggles, difficulties in friendship are discussed in this small book in a way that encourages the reader to reach out of a place of safety to increase their circle of friendship in real ways.

Right from the beginning, the purpose of the book is clearly stated as friendship and not mentorship. The relationship put forth in this book is not one …

Plan to Enjoy updates

I have had so much time to think lately. And I keep running back around to the question "Is what you're doing taking you where you want to go?" And there were a few things that ended up being no they were not. And some were yes and no. Plan to Enjoy has fallen into that yes and no category. No earning money while sharing about our meals is not taking me where I want to go in my life. So I've stopped charging. Yes, you read that right, you can get a weekly email with meal ideas for free. I love sharing what we're eating or have eaten. So go over to the Plan to Enjoy page and sign yourself up! Within that, I've also turned off the Instagram and Facebook business page for Plan to Enjoy. For the moment, there still is a Facebook group that goes through monthly themes.


I also discovered that there will no longer be a Tyndale Blog Network this year. They're moving towards their reader program. Which for me means, no more access to free books to review. I'm…