Your Monday Muse-Josh Groban

Rachel PellegrinoBlog, Giving Thanks, Monday Muse

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

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

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

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

Your Monday Muse-Voctave

Rachel PellegrinoBlog, Monday Muse, Music Monday

In light of the horrible news coming out of Charlottesville, Virginia, it’s hard to remember that there is GOOD in this world, but there are…good people, strong relationships, joyful kids, safe schools, inviting churches, beautiful music, respectful discussions, trustworthy leaders, … Read More

Your Monday Muse-ABCmouse

Rachel PellegrinoBlog, Monday Muse, Music Monday

Oh, First Monday in August, you bring us mixed feelings. You are forcing us to trade in our carefree, memory-making summer days for weeks filled with lesson-learning, alarm clocks, and activities across town. We are both excited and a bit … Read More

Your Monday Muse-Tori Kelly

Rachel PellegrinoBlog, Monday Muse, Music Monday

Working in the publishing business day to day, I’m often in awe of all that God brings together. The words. The illustrations. The manufacturing. The distribution. Each time we add a piece, try something new, reach out to book stores, … Read More

Your Monday Muse-The Beach Boys

Rachel PellegrinoBlog, Monday Muse, Music Monday

Hello Friends and Followers! Wooohooo, y’all…the last two weeks have been crazy from dawn to dusk with end of school year activities and traveling to #BookExpo in NYC (which was it’s own exciting adventure!). Sleep was following me around wondering … Read More

Your Monday Muse-Mary Poppins

Rachel PellegrinoBlog, Monday Muse, Music Monday

This week is a busy week…like, crazy busy as we prepare to travel to BEA, work with our new authors on their manuscripts and platforms, and continue the marketing plans for our debut picture book The Bubble Who Would Not … Read More

Your Monday Muse-Mercy Me

Rachel PellegrinoBlog, Life, Monday Muse

I woke up with a cloud over my head yesterday. My feelings were skewed in a negative direction, and I was struggling to see light in my tunnel. There were many “What If” questions weighing me down. Have you ever … Read More

Your Monday Muse-We Are Messengers

Rachel PellegrinoBlog, Lambie Love, Monday Muse

Good Morning Lambies! PubU in Portland this past weekend was brilliant! Loved it! Absorbed so much good information and knowledge. But, today, oh goodness y’all, I am sooooo tired! What about you this Monday? Are you weary, tired, exhausted? Are … Read More

Your Monday Muse-Mercy Me

Rachel PellegrinoBlog, Lambie Love, Monday Muse

Monday Muse, music, song, calm, Greater

I’m entering the busy season of publishing and travel. If you want to follow along, be sure to join me on Instagram at @little_lamb_books. I’m heading to Portland this week and NYC in May, and I can’t wait to share … Read More

Your Monday Muse-Micah Tyler

Rachel PellegrinoBlog, Lambie Love, Monday Muse

Mondays are hard enough, but this one day of the week is infinitely harder when you have to do something you don’t like (Hello dentist appointment!), or you have to meet a deadline (How are ya taxes?!), or you just … Read More

Your Monday Muse-Blanca

Rachel PellegrinoBlog, Monday Muse, Music Monday

music, monday muse, inspiration, spring

It’s the First Day of SPRING! To be technical, the Spring Equinox of 2017 began today at 5:28am in the Northern Hemisphere. Either way, this makes me want to shout WAHOO! It’s not because spring is my favorite season, but … Read More

Your Monday Muse-TobyMac

Rachel PellegrinoBlog, Lambie Love, Monday Muse

It’s the last Monday in February. Hard to believe, isn’t it? Today, I woke up to overcast and rainy skies with a chill in the air. It doesn’t make for a very cheerful start to the week. But, no matter … Read More

Your Monday Muse-Mandisa

Rachel PellegrinoBlog, Lambie Love, Monday Muse

Yes, ,I know, today is Tuesday, not Monday, but because yesterday was a holiday (in the USA) and today is the first day of the work week for most, I thought we could all use this pick-me-up. I think this … Read More

Music Monday

Rachel PellegrinoMonday Muse, Music Monday

Good Morning! It’s the last Monday of September, the sun is rising, fall is in the air, and we are entering into the busiest three months of the year. Some Mondays we wake up and we just need to be … Read More

Music Monday

Rachel PellegrinoMonday Muse, Music Monday

Good Morning! I pray your weekend was refreshing and that God spoke to you in a mighty way. I know He did for me. Our pastor spoke on finding your career calling and purpose, and it just reinvigorated my spirit … Read More

Music Monday

Rachel PellegrinoMonday Muse, Music Monday

It’s the first Monday of AUGUST!!! WOW! Three more weeks until the start of class for most students in Texas. Three more weeks of time with your littles before the busyness of the school year, the fall season, and the … Read More

Monday’s Music Playlist

Rachel PellegrinoMonday Muse, Music Monday

Happy Monday! Can you believe it’s the last week of July? Summer 2015 is flying by way too fast! We have so many exciting things to share, but today IS Monday. So, I thought I’d share some uplifting music with … Read More