some good books

christianity, faith, theology, etc.

Augustine Confessions

Bonhoeffer Life Together; Creation and Fall

G.K. Chesterton Orthodoxy

Julian of Norwich Revelations of Divine Love

Thomas a Kempis The Imitation of Christ

CS Lewis, any and all

Henri Nouwen Behold the Beauty of the Lord, The Inner Voice of Love, etc. 

 Mothering & Home

The Lifegiving Home, by Sally Clarkson

The Mission of Motherhood, Sally Clarkson

Some favorite books about pregnancy and birth

The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up (I know. But really. I love it so much.)

Cookbooks & Books About How We Eat

Barbara Kingsolver Animal, Vegetable, Miracle

Jonathan Foer Eating Animals

Tamar Adler An Everlasting Meal: Cooking with Economy and Grace (This is without a doubt one of the most gorgeous books I have ever read. Read my review of it here, if you want.  This book will transform your life.)

Sally Fallon Nourishing Traditions 

Lynne Kaspar and Sally Swift The Splendid Table’s How to Eat Supper (best cookbook of all time, next to An Everlasting Meal. please do not waste another second of your life without this book.  buy it and cherish it and love it forever.  if you remotely like food at all, you will love this book.)

Alice Waters  The Art of Simple Food 

Mireille Giuliano, French Women Don’t Get Fat