I. LOVE. church history. If you know me, this will come as no surprise. However, since I have some new followers to my blog (Hi, Friends!), this is one of those fun (a.k.a. nerdy) facts about Stacie that you will come to realize sooner or later. I am a Bible geek. Especially the Old Testament. Nothing… Continue reading After Acts: Exploring the Lives and Legends of the Apostles
I recently received a couple of books to review from Ave Maria Press and I am so stinkin’ excited to share them with you! Today, I am going to share with you the book that I dove into first, titled St. Teresa of Avila, Her Life in Letters. You guys, I love to learn about the saints. Like, love.… Continue reading St. Teresa of Avila, Her Life in Letters
The Once and Future Queen: Guinevere in Arthurian Legend by Nicole Evelina Publication Date: November 21, 2017 Lawson Gartner Publishing eBook & Paperback; 281 Pages Genre: History & Criticism/Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Legends & Mythology Guinevere’s journey from literary sinner to feminist icon took over one thousand years…and it’s not over yet. Literature tells us… Continue reading The Once and Future Queen + GIVEAWAY!
I love to journal. No wait, let me rephrase that. I need to journal. There is just something about a quiet space, being alone with my thoughts and putting words down on a blank page that I find incredibly renewing. I especially enjoy journaling through Advent. Just the act of waiting and expectation puts me in a… Continue reading 30 Days to Joy
About the Book Author: Martin Luther Genre: Non-Fiction, Historical Theology Release Date: August 8, 2017 In 1517, an unknown Augustinian monk, informed by his growing belief that salvation is by faith alone, published and distributed a stark criticism of papal abuses in the Catholic Church. In doing so, Martin Luther lit the spark for what… Continue reading 95: The Ideas that Birthed the Reformation
So, I am not one that usually feels the need to put a disclaimer on my blog posts. But this time, I feel that it is necessary. I love the Catholic faith. I may not agree with all Catholic doctrine, or every Catholic tradition. But there is much about the Catholic faith that I find… Continue reading Long Before Luther
I have a slight addiction to reality shows about Alaska. Well, not an addiction, per say. More like a fascination. In today’s culture of noise and social media and busy schedules, seeing the slower, quieter pace of those living in the Alaskan wilderness never fails to grab my attention. One such show is “The Last Alaskans.”… Continue reading Braving It