Tag Archives: Rachel Recommends

Interrupted, by Jen Hatmaker.

Interrupted

About a month ago, I promised I would read an advance copy of this book and blog about it. At that point, I was blogging 2-3 times a week and had been all year. I was reading books and thinking about them all the time and it seemed like a simple commitment. And then I […]

I've been "packing" for more than a week now and this is how far I've gotten (hint: it's just the books).

Rachel Recommends…

This week’s recommendations are brought to you by vacations and childhood friends and “packing”. Here are some of the wonderful things I found around the world this week. Around the Web: – What is the Bible? Part 60: You’re Gonna Hear Me Rohr. Rob Bell is finally back with a continuation of his “What is the Bible?” […]

This church is evidently on the site of where Jesus came down and healed the town's cows. There are some excellent paintings inside depicting the miracle. #mexicancatholics

Rachel Recommends…

This week’s recommendations are brought to you by Aztec ruins and mini road trips: Rachel recommends tourism in Mexico. Here are some of the wonderful things I found around the world this week. Around the Web: – But that’s MY dream. “What if she is better at it than I am? What if she isn’t better but […]

I think we were in this exact position for 6 hours.

Rachel Recommends…

This week’s recommendations are brought to you by my very favorite beach reading buddy: Happy Father’s Day, Dad! Thanks for always supporting me and cuddling me and making me laugh. Can’t wait to see you in one month! And for the cutest father’s day ad, Dove wins: Here are some of the wonderful things I […]

We'll see how it does on the flight home.

Rachel Recommends…

This week’s recommendations are brought to you by a full day of recuerdo shopping with some great finds! Here are some of the wonderful things I found around the web this week. On the Web: – Showing up and telling the truth. “Years ago a friend told me a little something her therapist shared that I always remember. […]

And yes, I'm working on the floor.

Rachel Recommends…

This week’s recommendations are brought to you by hot coffee after productive Friday nights: The last month of school is going to be more than a little crazy, but I also have several writing assignments I need to complete in the next few weeks and I am trying to work out details for life post-June. […]

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Rachel Recommends…

This week’s recommendations are brought to you by RAIN! It has rained almost every day in the past week at least a little bit and I am oh so thankful. Look at those high temperatures- not totally unbearable! Jehovah Jireh, thank you. On the Web: – Workshopping the Bends. One of my favorite internet friends […]

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Rachel Recommends…

This post is brought to you by the wedding of these two beautiful people: Since I have a few other things going on today, I’ll just be leaving you with this fantastic song (check out the whole album) by Needtobreathe, who have sang me through many a faith crisis. This new album is brilliant, and […]

Let's go back soon.

Rachel Recommends…

This week’s recommendations are brought to you by moms everywhere, but especially my Mama- I love your squeezy hugs and you’re still the first person I call when I’m sick or hurt (or anyone I know is…). I’m so thankful you’re my mom! And Mum-Mum, I am so thankful for your cards (I got two this week!) […]

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Rachel Recommends…

This week’s post is brought to you by my favorite bride-to-be’s birthday. I am so thankful for your dance skills and your wisdom and your humor and your awkward hugs. Can’t wait to see you in 10 days and celebrate you (and then move back to the same city as you in a few months!).   […]