The Consulting Writer

aka The Frazzled Mom

Behind the Laughter

Behind the Laughter: A Comedian’s Tale of Tragedy and Hope By Anthony Griffith and Brigitte Travis-Griffin Anthony Griffith, a stand-up comic from Chicago’s South Side, has lived on the borderline … Continue reading

April 4, 2020 · 1 Comment

In This Negative World, We Need Encouragement

Yes Sisters By Angelia White A single “no” from someone close to us can crush our dreams. You can’t . . . You’ll never . . . You’re kidding yourself . … Continue reading

March 12, 2020 · Leave a comment


#IMOMSOHARD By Kristin Hensley and Jen Smedley NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Has it been months since you’ve read a book with actual adult words that had nothing to do with … Continue reading

August 15, 2019 · Leave a comment

Lies Girls Believe

Lies Girls Believe By Dannah Gresh You can’t change the world, but you can prepare her for it. Today’s girls face a number of challenges we never dealt with at … Continue reading

July 9, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Shot Caller: A Latino Gangbanger’s Escape From A Life of Violence to a New Life In Christ

The Shot Caller By Casey Diaz The son of El Salvadorian immigrants, Casey Diaz was brought to Los Angeles at the age of two. An abusive, impoverished family life propelled … Continue reading

May 23, 2019 · Leave a comment

Worship Essentials

Worship Essentials By Mike Harland Everybody talks about the worship, but nobody does anything about it. The well-known quote associated with Mark Twain actually goes like this—Everybody talks about the weather … Continue reading

April 5, 2019 · Leave a comment

Your Future Self Will Thank You

Your Future Self Will Thank You Why can’t I control my anger? Or stop overeating? Or wasting time online? Why can’t I seem to finish my projects? Or make progress … Continue reading

February 22, 2019 · Leave a comment

Unexpected Blessings

Unexpected Blessings By Sandra Peoples Unexpected Blessings helps special-needs families move past the pain and confusion of their circumstances and slowly, firmly face the future with hope. Speaking honestly about struggles … Continue reading

January 24, 2019 · Leave a comment

New Every Day: Navigating Alzheimer’s with Grace and Compassion

New Every Day: Navigating Alzheimer’s with Grace and Compassion By Dave Meurer Alzheimer’s. It barges into your life, breaks your heart, bewilders your mind, disrupts your plans, impacts your finances, and consumes enormous amounts of … Continue reading

January 14, 2019 · Leave a comment

Made for the Journey

Made for the Journey: One Missionary’s First Year in the Jungles of Ecuador By Elisabeth Elliot In her first year as a missionary to a small group of native women … Continue reading

January 12, 2019 · Leave a comment
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