At a retreat last weekend, we were asked, “What’s one thing you’re looking forward to this year?” The girl I was sitting beside quietly confided that she was excited to welcome a precious baby into the world on July 26th. I gasped, thrilled for her, and then quietly confided that I too was excited to welcome a precious little something into the world just one day earlier…

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Of course, a book is nothing compared to a life, but writing a book does feel like giving birth — the mental and emotional investment involved are most certainly akin to carrying and birthing a child. Some of you know it has been a long, sometime tearful, journey. So, I’m happy to announce our “due date” — July 25th. 

Between now and then I’d love to gather a group of you, faithful blog readers who have journeyed along with me here in this place, who would like to participate in reading and sharing the life-giving, hope-filled, Jesus-saturated truth of Sacred Mundane. I’d be honored to share a copy with you, and just ask that if it blesses you, you share the love with others. 100% of my proceeds will go directly to benefit women and children in need through World Vision; I want women all over the world to be blessed by both the message and the money from this project. I’d love if you would consider joining me.

If so, drop me a quick contact here, and I’ll be in touch. Thanks so much, faithful blog readers. You are a gift to me daily–your kindness and camaraderie blesses my soul.

Thanks for reading. 

  • Jennifer Ohta Joseph

    I can’t wait to read it Kari…your “due date” is right by my birthday:) Proud of you and your hard work for Jesus.

  • Ingrid

    Kari, I’d love to read it! ❤

  • Joy

    I would love to read your book and share about it! I always appreciate your encouragement and teaching!

  • Emily Raymond

    I would love to be able to read your book. I have been following your blog for a few years now and have been encouraged over and over. Thank you for your honesty and vulnerability.

  • Tracey

    Would love to help doula this book.

  • Yes,this would be a blessing to be a part of! Love the title!! <3

  • Shauna Crisan

    Kari, I would love to help share your book.

  • DebRN

    Me too. I am in. Well done Kari!

  • Em Bay

    Would love to read your book and share it with others!!!!!

  • I would love to read and share your book! So excited for you and how God has used your words.

    • Kari Patterson

      Thank you, Anna! I’ll email you.

  • Sandy Rust

    I would love to be able to join you and be part of the discussion as your baby is finally birthed. How exciting!!!
    Thank you!

    • Kari Patterson

      Thank you so much, Sandy!

  • Kari, how exciting to have a due date! I would love to help you launch this. Livingisaiah61@gmail.com

    • Kari Patterson

      Thanks so much, Chara! I’ll email you.

  • Kelli Whisenhunt

    Kari I would love to be a part of this. After following your blog for years I feel like it’s the natural next step 😂! My email is whisfam4@msn.com so happy for you! I’ve always loved your message and believe it 100%!
    Kelli whisenhunt

    • Kari Patterson

      Aw, thank you Kelli! Yes, you have been along since the very beginning, when it was basically you, me, and my mom reading my blog. 😉 Thank you so much, friend!

  • Cristen Sullivan

    Yes! I would love to join you and be a part of the discussion. Congrats on being so close to the launch date of your book! sullivan.cristen@gmail.com

    • Kari Patterson

      Thank you so much, Cristen! Hope our paths cross again sometime soon! I’ll email you.

  • Jayne Noble

    Yes! I would love to read and share! I love your insights and ability to ‘dive deep’ I look forward to promoting and studying this new book.

    • Kari Patterson

      Thank you, Jayne! I’ll email you.

  • Celeste McIntyre

    Kari, I would love to read and share as well. You have often been in my thoughts and prayers.
    <3 Celeste
    chelestay@gmail.com

    • Kari Patterson

      Thank you, Celeste! I’ll email you.

  • Karen

    Hi Kari – Congratulations! So wonderful to have a date 🙂 My son turns 10 on July 26 so will be thinking of you around that time. If it will be possible to join in from South Africa – I’d love to. Karen

    • Kari Patterson

      Thanks, Karen! Let me check on mailing internationally — I’ll let you know!

  • Alissa

    The title of your book sounds so inviting, and so applicable to my daily life. I would be thrilled to read it and spread it and share it with my fellow sahms. alissakl22@yahoo.com

    • Kari Patterson

      Thanks so much! Just emailed you.

  • Danaerose

    Me me me!!!!! Can’t wait, dear Kari!!! Congratulations!!!!!

  • Jvernam

    How exciting to have a book on the way! Yes, I’d love to be included

  • adri

    So happy for you!!! I’ve followed your blog since you shared “The Plan” a couple years ago…and I can relate with some parenting things you deal with. Thanks for all of your encouragement…excited to read it! adriandtim@gmail.com

  • Kathleen Scott

    I would love to be in on it! And can’t wait to share it!

    • Kari

      Great! Thanks, Kathleen. Can you fill out the form (link is in the text of the post) — that way I have your contact info! Thank you so much!!

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