Category: Books

Vacation Reading: A Review

A few weeks ago, before going on vacation, I ventured over to the library to see what I could find that was not so much theological and give my mind a rest. It seems that my mind seems to track that way anyway and… Continue Reading “Vacation Reading: A Review”

Feed by M.T. Anderson: A Review

I have to admit right from the start that this is not a book that I probably would have picked up on my own without a little persuasion. That persuasion for me was listening to M.T. Anderson speak at the Festival of Faith &… Continue Reading “Feed by M.T. Anderson: A Review”

Night by Elie Wiesel: A Review

My daughter’s reading list for her freshman year of high school seems to be getting me to read some books that I have been om my reading list. Weisel’s book is devastating. While it shows the true will power that he had to have… Continue Reading “Night by Elie Wiesel: A Review”

The Road to Little Dribbling by Bill Bryson: A Review

There are times that we long to return to those places that we have held deeply within our hearts from the time past and to see how things have changed since the last time we have been there. I recall going back to the… Continue Reading “The Road to Little Dribbling by Bill Bryson: A Review”

The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto by Mitch Albom: A Review

I was drawn to music at an early age through the music that my parents played on the radio, through cassette tapes, or records. The music was eclectic and ranged from classics to country and rock and everything in between. Through these early experiences… Continue Reading “The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto by Mitch Albom: A Review”

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates: A Review

I question whether I even have the right to review this book. My initial thoughts after finishing it is that humanity as a long ways to go yet before we are living in the Kingdom of God. Coates is challenging and thought provoking in… Continue Reading “Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates: A Review”

The Little Price by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry: A Review

A beloved classic that is very simple yet can speak to our world even today. Saint-Exupéry served during World War II as a pilot and wrote this classic during that time. He would go missing on a mission in 1944 to never be seen… Continue Reading “The Little Price by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry: A Review”

A Festival of Wealth

Where do I even start? It has been a couple of weeks since this great Festival and it has taken some time for me to digest all that occurred. This was my first trip to the Festival of Faith & Writing. Honestly, it was… Continue Reading “A Festival of Wealth”

Pilgrim Road: A Benedictine Journey Through Lent by Albert Holt: A Review

What a blessing to be able to have a year long sabbatical in which to travel the world and experience places that you have always wanted to experience. That was the beginning of Albert Holtz’s, O.S.B., journey to the writing of this book. After… Continue Reading “Pilgrim Road: A Benedictine Journey Through Lent by Albert Holt: A Review”

Now You’re Speaking My Language by Gary Chapman: A Review

   I was intrigued when I found this book on Netgalley for review. My wife and I read Chapman’s Five Love Languages several years ago and learned a lot from it as we were able to see which love language each of us appreciated… Continue Reading “Now You’re Speaking My Language by Gary Chapman: A Review”