Nita Leland’s greatest joy is empowering people to believe in their potential and achieve their creative dreams. Her memoir is a work of art in itself. She not only paints pictures with watercolors, she paints pictures with words. Reading her book is almost like watching a uplifting movie.
Books lay across the dining room table. A friend is downsizing. “Take as many as you want,” she says. I quickly grab Elaine Pagels, Why Religion? A Personal Story and almost as quickly consume it. Remembering Shortly after I graduated seminary (1979), I read Elaine Pagels’ The Gnostic Gospels. It expanded my knowledge of the […]
I didn’t know much about Melinda Gates except that she was married to Bill. He did most of the talking about their foundation during interviews. After seeing her interviewed alone by David Letterman on his Netflix show, I got curious. She found her voice. And in her book, her voice is powerful and clear. It […]
Several years ago, this book caught my attention. I loved the title, especially the subtitle, and the cover. When I began reading it, I found I had a lot more to love. The author, Carol Lee Flinders, received a doctorate and taught about the literature of medieval women’s mysticism … a way of seeing that […]