Blossom Recommends

Blossom Recommends the following books:

(Click on the title to follow a link to purchase each book. Reviews can be found in PDF form following the author’s name.)

Present Over Perfect by Shauna Niequist (Reviewed by Melisa Turner)


I am Strong by John S. Dickerson


The Rest of God, Restoring Your Soul by Restoring Sabbath…Mark Buchanan


If: Trading Your If Only Regrets for God’s What If Possibilities by Mark Batterson


The Light and the Glory, From Sea to Shining Sea  and Sounding Forth the Trumpet by Peter Marshall and David Manuel


Family Driven Faith   by Voddie Baucham Jr.


When God Doesn’t Fix It ~ Lessons You Never Wanted to Learn, Truths You Can’t Live With out (Chapter 13 Chosen to Tell)   by Laura Story


Gift from the Sea   by Anne Morrow Lindbergh


The Intentional Woman ~A Guild to Experiencing the Power of Your Story   by Carol Travilla & Joan C. Webb


Sacred Rhythms ~ Arranging Our Live for Spiritual Transformation   by Ruth Haley Barton


50 Women Every Christian Should Know   by Michelle DeRusha


Zealous Love and The Sacred Year by Michael Zankowski


The Rose & The Ring Series and Quilt of Grace   by Joyce Williams


One Thousand Gifts, A Dare to Live Fully Right Where You Are
by Ann Voskamp  (Blossom’s 2013 Fall Retreat was based out of this book, a must read!)


Second Guessing God, Hanging on When You Can’t See His Plan   by Brian Jones


Forgiveness: Overcoming the Impossible by Matthew West


Lazarus Awakening, Finding Your Place in the Heart of God    by Joanna Weaver


 The Trellis and The Seed, A Book of  Encouragment for All Ages   by Jan Karon


 The Jesus-Hearted Woman, 10 Leadership Qualities for Enduring and Endearing Influence        by Jodi Detrick


At the Feet of Jesus, Daily Devotions to  Nurture a Mary Heart   by Joanna Weaver


A New Day Series   by Janice Hildreth


Fierce Convictions: The Extraordinary Life of Hannah More Poet, Reformer, Abolitionist by Karen Swallow Prior


Rest Assured: A Recovery Plan for Weary Souls by Vicki Courtney


Healing for Damaged Emotions by David A. Seamands


We recommend the following websites:

GriefShare Organization


Mommies with Hope by Teske Drake   This website and blog is a biblically-based support group for women who have experienced the loss of a child.


His Heart Foundation Serving local churches to minister in the areas of mental wellness, through prevention, intervention, and restoration. Transforming one life at a time.


NW Ministry Network Women


We recommend the following albums:

Kristina Schell self-titled debut album by rising Portland artist, Kristina Schell          contact for album


Glorious Ruins by Hillsong United

Majestic by Kari Jobe


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