The Name Above All Names

Rachel PellegrinoBlog, Life

It’s only Day 52 out of the 365 days that make up 2018, and so far I don’t think it’s truly gone as anyone hoped or planned. The winter flu season has claimed the lives of young and old alike. … Read More

February 2018 #FaithPitch!

Rachel Pellegrino#FaithPitch, Blog, For Authors

Happy New Year! It’s not too late to say that, right?! To kick off 2018, we’re officially getting ready to host our first of three #FaithPitch events of the year!  Wednesday, February 28 from 8am to 8pm, you will have the opportunity … Read More

In Our Notes…Illustrator Janet Samuel

Rachel PellegrinoBlog, Books, In Our Notes

Illustrations expand our world as a story evolves through the author’s words, and we love the illustrators who bring our titles to life. Whether through watercolors, pencil sketches, or digital renderings, we work with some of the most talented artists … Read More

Word of the Year 2018

Rachel PellegrinoBlog, Life, Little Lamb Books

Usually, when a new year rolls around, I find it invigorating to look at the calendar and begin making plans, to choose a word and scripture for the year, to anticipate the goals we need to set for the next … Read More

Your Monday Muse: The Greatest Showman

Rachel PellegrinoBlog, Monday Muse

Happy New Year! I hope all your holidays were blessed and beautiful!  So, during our holiday festivities, one of the things I absolutely wanted to do was go see a movie. Any guesses which one? If you say Star Wars: … Read More

A Merry Happy Christmas Birthday!

Rachel PellegrinoBlog, Christmas, Holidays

Merry Christmas! Happy Birthday! Or Merry Birthday? Happy Christmas? Most people aren’t sure what to say when they find out that I have a Christmas Birthday. Usually this occurs when I’m at the doctor’s office, the local DMV, or any … Read More

What Christmas Means To Me

Rachel PellegrinoAuthor Spotlight, Blog, Christmas

Guest blogger Amberly Kristen Clowe, author of Teeny Sweeney and the Mustache Cash (pre-order now) For me, Christmas is that special time of year when we can all be completely silly in ugly sweaters, reindeer hats, and fluffy, warm socks. … Read More

A Christmas Celebration

Rachel PellegrinoAuthor Spotlight, Blog, Christmas

Guest blogger Jean Matthew Hall, author of Seasons series (coming 2019) I’m baking. The wonderful aromas of spices & chocolates fill my house. My kitchen is a big mess with flour & sugar everywhere. Chocolate chips & sprinkles decorate my island. … Read More

The Spirit of Christmas

Rachel PellegrinoAuthor Spotlight, Blog, Christmas

Guest Post from Janet L. Christensen, author of The Littlest Star (coming Christmas 2018) Every year at this time, I remember one particular Christmas, and an amazing experience that renewed our hope and strengthened our hearts during a challenging season … Read More

Making Christmas Memorable

Rachel PellegrinoAuthor Spotlight, Blog, Christmas

Guest Post from Jason C. Joyner, author of Launch (coming July 2018) My family had an interesting dynamic. My sister and brother were fifteen and twelve years older than me. By the time I remember things, they were adults. We … Read More

A Christmas Miracle

Rachel PellegrinoAuthor Spotlight, Blog, Christmas, Uncategorized

Guest Post from Shelly Roark, author of The Bubble Who Would Not POP! “Christmas is Pish-Posh!” Thus says the grumpy leading character in The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey. Gathering round Susan Wojciechowski’s touching Christmas classic is one of my … Read More

Your Monday Muse-Josh Groban

Rachel PellegrinoBlog, Giving Thanks, Monday Muse, Music Monday

We pray that the blessings and joys of this Thanksgiving will fill your home and hearts! “Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good; His love endures forever.” -Psalm 118:1 Happy Thanksgiving! Rachel & the Little Lamb Books team

Faith Gives Us Hope

Rachel PellegrinoBlog, Giving Thanks, Life

Do you have a life scripture? A favorite scripture? One that you feel drawn to no matter what else is happening in your life? I do. While there are many passages in my Bible that I relate to and love, … Read More

Your Monday Muse-Jordan Feliz

Rachel PellegrinoBlog, Monday Muse

As we move into the holiday season, it’s easy to run dry, to feel overwhelmed, to want to burrow in our beds and keep the covers over our heads. It’s also easy to get fed up with relatives and friends … Read More

Your Monday Muse-Hillsong United

Rachel PellegrinoBlog, Monday Muse

How do you see the world around you? In empty glasses and blank pages? In black and white? In pain and judgement? In darkness and death? How do you see the life you’re living? In dreams and full stories? In … Read More

New Rules for November #FaithPitch!

Rachel Pellegrino#FaithPitch, Blog, Little Lamb Books

Well, we’re officially less than a month away from our next #FaithPitch event! Save the date: Tuesday, November 28, 2017. 8am-8pm CST. Once you’ve visited with family, filled your tummies with turkey, and shopped until you’ve dropped, I hope you’ll be … Read More

Your Monday Muse-Newsboys

Rachel PellegrinoBlog, Monday Muse

The pastor speaking from the platform this weekend said something so profound to the congregation on Sunday. “God will do what you can’t, but not what you won’t.” Read it again. “God will do what you can’t, but not what … Read More

Your Monday Muse-VeggieTales

Rachel PellegrinoBlog, Monday Muse, Music Monday

On any given day, but especially on Mondays, we may feel overwhelmed by our battles, too little to accomplish great things, and beyond powerless to change our course, BUT our GOD is Bigger, Braver, and more Powerful than our outlook, … Read More

October is Pink

Rachel PellegrinoBlog, Life

Have you ever taken one of those personality tests, like Myers-Briggs (hello INFJs), or one you find on social media, like What is your True Personality Color? (blue-every time)? Every single time I’ve taken one, it confirms two things I’ve … Read More

Your Monday Muse-Kari Jobe

Rachel PellegrinoBlog, Monday Muse, Music Monday

We woke up to pain and sadness today. But, Jesus. We woke up to tragedy and fear. But, Jesus. We woke up to more questions and less answers. But, Jesus. We can’t understand, can’t begin to fathom the why. But, … Read More

Your Monday Muse-Plumb

Rachel PellegrinoBlog, Monday Muse, Music Monday

Last Friday was the first day of fall, but as often happens, there’s been this feeling of having not only entered a new season on the calendar, but also having entered a different season in life. School schedules, activity commitments, … Read More

Your Monday Muse-Harry Connick, Jr.

Rachel PellegrinoBlog, Monday Muse, Music Monday

Many of us today are feeling intense feelings, both empathetic and sympathetic. Our emotions are running the gauntlet from sadness and devastation to fear and anxiety to anger and impatience. We see the impact of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, and, … Read More

Your Monday Muse-Rascal Flatts

Rachel PellegrinoBlog, Monday Muse, Music Monday

Y’all it’s not looking good in Houston, Texas. At. All. And, it makes me feel utterly helpless. Anyone else struggle with wanting to fix it, change it, help with it…find a truck, load it with all the things needed, tow … Read More