book reflections, spiritual

Best of ’16

16 books I recommend: Between Midnight and Dawn: A Literary Guide to Prayer for Lent, Holy Week, and Eastertide - Sarah Arthur A Woman's Place: A Christian Vision for Your Calling in the Office, the Home, and the World - Katelyn Beatty Garden In the East: The Spiritual Life of the Body - Angela Doll… Continue reading Best of ’16

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book reflections

Best of ’15

15 books: Scary Close: Dropping the Act and Finding True Intimacy by¬†Donald Miller (February 2015) Wearing God: Clothing, Laughter, Fire, and Other Overlooked Ways of Finding God by Lauren Winner (February 2015) Searching for Sunday: Loving, Leaving, and Finding the Church by Rachel Held Evans (April 2015) If You Feel Too Much: Thoughts on Things… Continue reading Best of ’15

arts & creativity, book reflections, mental health & wellness, spiritual

I Am Understood: The Spirituality of Reading

A couple of weeks ago I finished reading a book. Nothing unusual about that. But this time I read the last pages slowly, closed the cover gently, and -- no joke -- hugged the book to my chest with a sigh. "I am understood," I thought. Maybe you've experienced this too. It seems several Twitter… Continue reading I Am Understood: The Spirituality of Reading