I love each of these books for different reasons but have learned from each of these authors and have been inspired to lead a more purposeful life based on my reading of these books. Hope you find inspiration in these pages too!


The Bible I prefer the NIV Study Bible and the Message

What Every Mom Needs
Elisa Morgan and Carol Kuykendall

She Did What She Could
Elisa Morgan

7 Practices of Effective Ministry
Andy Stanley

The Sacrament of Happy
Lisa Harper

Relentless Love
Lisa Harper

Gift from the Sea
Anne Morrow- Lindbergh

One Tough Mother
Julie Barnhill

The God Who Sees You
Tammy Maltby

Holy Habits
Mimi Wilson and Shelly Cook Volkhardt

Simplify Your Life
Marcia Ramsland

Loving My Actual Life
Alexandra Kuykendall

Loving My Actual Christmas
Alexandra Kuykendall

Empowered Parents
Lori Wildenberg

Messy Journey
Lori Wildenberg

The Power of a Praying Wife
Stormie Omartian

The Power of a Praying Parent
Stormie Omartian

Women of the Word
Jen Wilkin

None Like Him
Jen Wilkin

Priscilla Shirer

One in a Million 
Priscilla Shirer

Lean In
Sheryl Sandberg

Option B
Sheryl Sandberg

Present Over Perfect
Shauna Niequist

Lysa Terkeurst

The Best Yes
Lysa Terkeurst

Reclaiming Home
Krista Gilbert

Divine Direction
Craig Groeschel

Un Christian
Gabe Lyons

Freefall to Fly
Rebekah Lyons

You Are Free
Rebekah Lyons




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