Publishers Weekly, starred review
"Wrestling with God: Stories of Doubt and Faith" book cover with photo of author Barbara Falconer Newhall

"Any seeker of any faith will be blessed to read the words of this fine author and observer."

Click to learn more about "Wrestling with God"

The Center of the Universe Lives at Our House

A newborn baby, a few weeks old, is held by his adoring parents. Barbara Newhall Photo

Children run the world. And everyone who’s ever had a kid knows it. Read more.


We’re Having a — Merry — Christmas Without the Kids This Year

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Note: I’m taking Christmas week off, so I’m offering a post that faithful readers saw back in August when holiday plans were being made in our family. The upshot — we had a great Thanksgiving here at home with the whole family. As for Christmas Day,


Photo Ops: China’s One-Child Families — They’re for Real (For Now)

A mother in Shanghai China wipes the face of her schoolage boy in a crowded bazaar in Old Town. Photo by BF Newhall

China’s one-child families may soon be a thing of the past. But for now, they are very real. Jon and I saw them everywhere during our trip to China in September — and I took lots of pictures of mothers, fathers, grandmothers and grandfathers doting on that one child. Read more.