BARBARA’S BOOK

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."

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At the Hallmark Store — Teary-Eyed in the Sympathy Card Section

By Barbara Falconer Newhall. When the kids were still in the house and I still had a newspaper job to report to, I finally got smart: I started buying … [Read more...]

At the Breast Cancer Center — Where Everyone Is Super Nice to You

By Barbara Falconer Newhall A smiling receptionist is there to greet you as you enter the lobby of the Carol Ann Read Breast Health Center in San … [Read more...]

Dead Stuff – Which I Will Be Too One of These Days

By Barbara Falconer Newhall The fifth-century Saint Jerome kept a human skull on his desk to remind him of his mortality – memento mori.  But if you’re … [Read more...]

Winter Solstice — My Mother’s Last Words to Me Before She Died

My mother died three years ago this Christmas season. A friend remarked earlier this week that when her mother grew close to death, "There was nothing left … [Read more...]

Found: Big Bucks in My Sock Drawer. Lost: My Mother

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Wow. The other day I found four – count 'em four – brand new hundred-dollar bills in my sock drawer. They were tucked in an … [Read more...]