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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When It Comes to Beauty, I Get Grabby. Here’s Why

A memory of beauty. A bride is a blur as she dances at her wedding in Southern California, May 13, 2017. Photo by Barbara Newhall

Beauty. When I encounter something as beautiful as my daughter’s wedding day I can’t just sit and be with it. I get greedy and grasping. Read more.


It’s Spring in Our Brilliant, Bursting, Buzzing Front Yard

I live in California where spring peaks in March. And by last week the little patch of hillside that is our front yard was alive with color.


A Case of the Human Condition: Spring’s Here — And So Is That Guy With His Camera

  By Barbara Falconer Newhall He shows up every spring. Some years we see him. Some years we don’t. He shows up at our house just as dozens of daffodils are showing their bright, ridiculously optimistic faces all over the neighborhood and the show-offy star magnolia in our front yard is glorious with blossoms. Every year he arrives […]