Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Book Launch:The Lifegiving Table

I am a part of Sally Clarkson's new book launch team for The Lifegiving Table.  This book is out on my birthday, October 3rd.

Sally has long been a kindred spirit even though we don't know each other.  We have shared interests in mentoring, discipleship, training and teaching our children, opening our homes and lives to others.

This book, which I've read a preview of, is my heart too.  We've used our 'table' to build relationships with our children, our families, friends, fellow workers, young people, old people and every age in between.  To share our faith, spread encouragement, help carry burdens.

Sometimes, it has been a full blown Thanksgiving meal with three tables set up.  Other times it has been coffee and dessert.  But all of it has been with the heart of welcome and care and "I want to know you better," or "come celebrate with us!"  

I had a friend say to me, "My heart is to do this but we don't have a nice big table, that I'd love to have!"  I told her it wasn't about the actual table.  It was about the heart of welcoming people into your home and the time spent together sharing a meal or snack or dessert.  She does this already!

I hope you will buy and read this book.  This using of the 'table' to reach other peoples lives, is one of those 'small deeds' we were talking about yesterday.  They have the potential to change lives, especially our own.  

Here is a link to Barnes and Nobel were you can order a signed copy of The Lifegiving Table,  and you can also find it on Amazon.


  1. It sounds like a pleasant read and a worthy goal. I have read about this author often via our mutual friend Brenda at Coffee Tea Books and Me. I really should take a hint!

  2. Awwwwww! Good (and fitting) for you to be on the book launch team.

  3. This looks like a fascinating book! I enjoyed her last book, The Lifegiving Home: Creating a Place of Belonging and Becoming. I feel certain I'll love this one too!

  4. I heart Sally Clarkson amd her books. I'm excited to read this.

  5. This looks "right up my alley" and could be useful in our mentoring group. We are starting a new group this fall. I'll check it out, thanks for the rec.

  6. This sounds like a book I'd enjoy and use. I've not heard of Sally Clarkson prior to this.


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