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Staying in Reality // Five Fall Favourites Day 2

IT’S DAY TWO, CUPCAKES!!! Are you excited??!! This is just so much funnnnn and today will be simply epic. I am loving scrolling through all the book recommendations and adding them to my TBR and answering everyone’s comments and generally glorying in the bookishness of the week. 😄 Without further ado, sling on your shieldsContinue reading “Staying in Reality // Five Fall Favourites Day 2”

Dinners I Have Eaten // Five Fall Favourites Day 1

Heyyyyyyyyyyy, cupcakes!!! Welcome back to the FFF! I’m so thrilled to be here!! In case you’re new here, this week is a blog party where bloggers come together and share their favourite books in specific genres, along with freebies and giveaways and general fun. This is the second time I join officially, the third timeContinue reading “Dinners I Have Eaten // Five Fall Favourites Day 1”

End of Summer Recap Book Tag

I have no clue where I got this tag or who it’s from, although according to my notes it’s created by a Faith @ You Are What You Read. I couldn’t track her down though. If anyone knows, please let me know. In the meantime, let’s do this lovely tag! WHICH BOOK CAN YOU NOTContinue reading “End of Summer Recap Book Tag”

Losing to Win

This summer, I’ve been pondering the meaning/reason of life a lot. At the marriage of a friend in July, I realized that, to quote my journal, “Marriage is … the coming together of two people to serve God together—him, whatever way God called him; and me, helping him. It’s not about me… it’s about servingContinue reading “Losing to Win”

The World is Still Worth Saving

We all know and love Anne Shirley. The red-headed orphan with the optimistic worldview and golden heart of love. Sometimes, we even incline to laugh a little at Anne and her rose-coloured ideals. “So innocent,” we say. “So simplistic. So childlike.” Yet do you remember what Anne’s life really was, while she created this perspectiveContinue reading “The World is Still Worth Saving”

Who Should Write Every Day & Who Shouldn’t // A Guest Post by Allyson Jamison

Hey guys! Katja here for a quick word. The lovely Allyson and I agreed to swap blog posts today! Here’s hers, and mine is being posted over at her blog, so be sure to hop over there after reading this one. ~ / / ~ One of the most popular pieces of writing advice IContinue reading “Who Should Write Every Day & Who Shouldn’t // A Guest Post by Allyson Jamison”

Mid-Year Book Freak-Out Tag // 2022 Edition

3 Years in a Row, guys!! How’s that for a very rare blogging achievement for me? Seriously though, I’m so happy to be continuing this tradition. You can find past posts here and here. (Please note I did NOT create this tag. I picked it up somewhere and I have no clue where or whoContinue reading “Mid-Year Book Freak-Out Tag // 2022 Edition”

It’s Easy to be a Pharisee

It is not, however, easy to write this post. It’s been sitting on my mind for a while, and sitting on my heart for longer, and then sitting on my list-of-posts-to-write, and finally sitting as an open tab on my desktop, waiting for me to finally speak up and admit it. You see, I’m aContinue reading “It’s Easy to be a Pharisee”

O Canada // A Tribute on Canada’s 155th Birthday

“Whereas the Provinces of Canada, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick have expressed their Desire to be federally united into One Dominion under the Crown of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, with a Constitution similar in Principle to that of the United Kingdom…” It’s been 155 years since 1 July 1867, when theContinue reading “O Canada // A Tribute on Canada’s 155th Birthday”

The Fandom Favourites Tag

Hey cupcakes! I am so eager to finally do this tag that the lovely Eva-Joy @ The Caffeinated Fangirl tagged me to do. 😉 This is gonna be really fun but also really hard because I have fandoms. Many fandoms… Y’all ready? *rubs hands together* Let’s dive in. But first up— THE RULES Compile aContinue reading “The Fandom Favourites Tag”

Bonne Saint-Jean! // A Tribute on Québec’s 488th birthday

June 24th is la St-Jean-Baptiste (Saint John the Baptist’s day)—traditionally, Québec’s provincial holiday, or, as the Québécois call it, la fête national, the national holiday. (Good luck convincing them Canada Day is la fête national, or rather, don’t try). It’s a day of hearty merrymaking, during which people come together to shop small businesses inContinue reading “Bonne Saint-Jean! // A Tribute on Québec’s 488th birthday”

10 Books to Read If You Are Writing WWII // Part 2: Nonfiction

So, remember this post? It’s been a bit but here’s part 2 🙂 As you can tell from the graphic, I had to drop down the amount a little. ;P Reviews are linked in the story title. 1. The Hiding Place: The Triumphant True Story of Corrie Ten Boom by Corrie Ten Boom with JohnContinue reading “10 Books to Read If You Are Writing WWII // Part 2: Nonfiction”