Kendra Burrows

"...be transformed by the renewing of your mind..." (Romans 12:2)

April Readings

Here it is, May 10th {how did that happen?!) and I’m just getting around to posting about the books I read in April. I could blame it on mid-term exams, headaches, or other projects and busy-ness, but the truth is, I’m a slacker. {There, I said it!} True, the other things were present as well, […]

Trust

Trust in God. Everyone says it. I say it, and I mean it. But I don’t know what it means. How can you trust when you don’t know what it means? There is a theory in psychology {yes, I trained as a psychologist; shoot me now!} that suggests we learn about the world from a […]

The Manual to Manhood – A Book Review

Do you ever worry that kids today are skilled at texting and finding inane videos on the internet but not much else? Yeah, me too. In my dark moments I wonder if they can even feed themselves. {In the great tradition of old farts who came before me, I am starting to sound like one […]

He is Jealous for Me

I sat across the table, a newborn at my breast, smiling my biggest smile and willing the tears to not break through. My husband had invited me to meet him and his co-workers for lunch. It was a welcome opportunity for this social woman whose days now consisted of breastfeeding, laundry, and the company of […]

Hope Runs – A Book Review

Hope Runs by Claire Diaz-Ortiz and Samuel Ikua Gachagua features dueling tales of the friendship that emerged between an American 20-something girl and a young Kenyan boy. I have to admit that, although I loved Sammy’s story from the start, it took a few chapters for me to warm up to Claire. Reading about a […]