Category Archives: Wednesday With Words

Words from An Untamed State

I finished reading An Untamed State by Roxane Gay on the weekend. I read it in one day. The content was extremely gritty (the main character is kidnapped for ransom in Haiti) but the writing was breathtaking. The book starts … Continue reading

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God, the Writer

My year in reading C.S.Lewis has been a joy for me, a time of healing, a time of pondering. I am currently reading a compilation of essays about Lewis’s theology written by a variety of Christian men. The Romantic Rationalist … Continue reading

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Finding Altars

I have recently begun An Altar in the World by Barbara Brown Taylor. I have heard much about this author lately, she has popped up quite a few times in the past two months in the blogs that I frequent … Continue reading

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An Experiment in Criticism

I am so enjoying my time with C.S.Lewis. I try to spend time with him everyday; it soothes my soul. I have been surprised at how hard I have fallen into his thoughts and his words. I do believe the … Continue reading

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Wednesday with Words–Found by Micha Boyett

I do believe Found by Micha Boyett was my favourite non-fiction book of 2014. Her words and ideas gave me much food for thought. Boyett searches for a more meaningful prayer life and she finds some answers through the practises … Continue reading

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Wednesday With Words–Housekeeping

I recently read the first of Marilynne Robimson’s novels, Housekeeping. Oh. My. Word! This is some book. I felt emotionally wrung out when I finished it. It was a depressing read in the terms of content but it was a … Continue reading

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Wednesday with Words–Booked

I have finally finished Booked by Karen Swallow Prior. This is a non-fiction book about how classics have affected her life. I love these kind of books but this one is one of my favourites. Prior is an exceptional writer. … Continue reading

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