Posts filed under: Family

By Phoebe Farag Mikhail It’s time again for my collection of book and gift recommendations, coupon codes and SEVEN giveaways! I am so excited to share these items with you. In order to enter the giveaway and get a chance...
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By Phoebe Farag Mikhail I am pleased to announce the Being in Community Book of the Year for 2017! When you read Irene Noor’s debut novel, Yet, Home, you will agree that this book deserves the title and more. (Click...
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by Phoebe Farag Mikhail Occasionally a book arrives in my life at just the perfect time and speaks directly into my heart. My Favorite Color is Blue. Sometimes: A Journey Through Loss in Art and Color is one such book....
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By Phoebe Farag Mikhail I recently traveled overseas with my family. Due to traffic we arrived late to check-in, and so our family of five was seated in two different sections of the plane. I was frantically trying to find...
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By Phoebe Farag Mikhail I have not stopped talking about the movie Hidden Figures since I saw it this summer. Watching those three African-American women overcome almost impossible obstacles in the segregated South to achieve not just their own professional...
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By Phoebe Farag Mikhail Read to the end to find out how to enter the giveaway for a copy of Laura Vanderkam’s book, I Know How She Does It: How Successful Women Make the Most of Their Time. The opening...
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By Phoebe Farag Mikhail Throughout my childhood and to this day, the conversation with people who are not Orthodox Christians always goes something like this: “What does your father do?” “He’s a priest.” “I didn’t know priests could get married!”...
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by Phoebe Farag Mikhail One of my favorite aspects of summer days growing up was being able to read whatever I wanted, whenever I wanted. As a teenager, I remember staying up late to read my favorite historical fiction novels...
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Today I have the honor of sharing this beautiful Mother’s Day tribute by my dear friend Jessica Ryder-Khalil. Our relationships with our moms are full of complexities; it is often not until we are older (and until some of us...
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By Phoebe Farag Mikhail “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” Dr. Suess, I Can Read With My Eyes Shut Tomorrow is Dr. Suess’ birthday, and for...
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