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The 2021 Reading Challenge

Hey bookworms, this one’s for you! If you’ve been following along with MommyMannegren for a while now, you may be familiar with my annual reading challenge — 52 books in 52 weeks. For the past three years, I’ve hosted this challenge here on my website. Each year, the list has fifty-two unique prompts. Match one […]

Made Whole In Him

On the days I’m feeling most empty and broken, I remember the woman who reached out to touch the hem of Jesus’ garment. The one whose touch He felt amidst the jostling crowd. The one He stopped to not just look at, but to truly see. The one He called “daughter.”

Book Review: A Greater Story

This post contains affiliate links; as an Amazon associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. One of my favourites things is listening to stories. We each have them. The story of how we came to be — of what shaped us and transformed us. The words that describe us. The gritty and grace-led moments that spread […]

My First Unboxing Video (& Book Giveaway!)

In my opinion, the only thing better than book mail is surprise book mail. And I am so excited to share with you this giant box of Christian fiction that I just received from Martin-Graf Communications. This is my very first unboxing video. It was a ton of fun to make and I can’t wait […]

Thy Will Be Done

“Thy will be done.” The words are familiar to us. Memorized and held close against our hearts, this prayer was given to us by Jesus himself in Matthew 6. It is a simple but weighty instruction manual to prayer. “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name.Your kingdom come, your will be done,on earth as […]

Joy Like A Mountain

**I received this book for review courtesy of the author; all opinions expressed remain my own. This post contains affiliate links; as an Amazon associate, I earn from qualifying purchases.** “I think we actually have a joy crisis on our hands. We’re living in a society that’s so characterized by stress, worry, busyness, and fear, […]

Home Made Lovely Book Review + Giveaway!

Post contains affiliate links. As an Amazon associate, I earn from qualifying purchases.___________________ You know when a book lands in your lap at exactly the right moment? That was this book for me. Home Made Lovely by Shannon Acheson is a coffee-table worthy beauty. But it’s not just your average, “home-decorating how-to.” Instead, Shannon invites […]

Book Review: Set The Stars Alight

I usually inhale books. The pages dance beneath my fingertips, blurring and whirling as I hungrily suck in words. But every once in a while, a gem is uncovered. A book so meticulously crafted, I can’t help but savor it, letting it steep and soak into the recesses of my imagination. It’s a pleasant surprise […]

Summer Book Giveaway!

Summer Book Giveaway! I don’t know about you, but summer is one of my favourite seasons for reading. Lounging in the sun by the lake, a cool drink in one hand and a book in the other — does it get any better? That’s why I am super excited to share with you this AMAZING […]

Reading Challenge — Exciting News!

Hello readers! Guess who has some exciting news? As many of you know, I host an annual reading challenge. This challenge, 52 Books in 52 Weeks, is a yearly list compiled of (you guessed it) fifty-two unique prompts. Find a book that matches each prompt, read it, and check it off the list. The result […]

Love is Always Worth More

When I was three months old, the Christmas tree fell on me. I was lying on a blanket underneath the fir, apparently fascinated by the twinkling lights and sparkling ornaments. My mother only left the room for a moment. And it was then, for whatever reason, the tree toppled. With me underneath. As my mom […]