Top 14 Reads of 2021

Much like 2020, I entered January 2021 hoping to read less than the year before. But, once again, circumstances both external (the ongoing pandemic) and internal (adding reading spiritual books to my sacred practices for the year, and audiobooks replacing podcasts as my primary listening material) conspired to have me read more. (In the immortal … Continue reading Top 14 Reads of 2021

Book Review: The Very Good Gospel, by Lisa Sharon Harper

[One of my goals for 2021 was to set time aside in the mornings for reading and reflecting on spiritual and theological books. Four months in, it's been a wonderful shot in the arm for my sacred practices and spiritual life. As I'm 'in between' series these days here on the blog, I thought I'd … Continue reading Book Review: The Very Good Gospel, by Lisa Sharon Harper

Fiction as a Sacred Text

I’m a great lover of books, and especially fiction. I’ve been in a particularly good run of interesting and thoughtful books lately, so, I was excited to see this week’s sacred practice come up on the schedule: to treat a piece of fiction as a sacred text. Background Like most people, I was first exposed … Continue reading Fiction as a Sacred Text