Category: Books

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”

Trespassing Across America by Ken Ilgunas: A Review

Ken Ilgunas takes the reader on a road of discovery and wonder! Why would someone in their right mind want to journey across North America following a pipeline? I assure you that I am pretty sure that Ilgunas¬†was in the right frame of mind… Continue Reading “Trespassing Across America by Ken Ilgunas: A Review”

Book Review: Every Living Thing, General Editor: Christine Gutleben

  As we look across the Christian landscape within the United States there are many denominations with varying degrees of theology which guide their doctrine and practices. It is the hope of many to be able to work on an ecumenical level with our… Continue Reading “Book Review: Every Living Thing, General Editor: Christine Gutleben”

Book Review: What Every Christian Needs to Know About the Jewishness of Jesus by Rabbi Evan Moffic

It is easy for many Christians to forget the fact that Jesus was born to Jewish parents, and he himself was actually Jewish. This tendency to forget becomes even more apparent when we live in a culture where the importance of Jesus is often… Continue Reading “Book Review: What Every Christian Needs to Know About the Jewishness of Jesus by Rabbi Evan Moffic”

Book Review: Accidental Saints by Nadia Bolz-Weber

A no-holds barred dive into the lives of people that are truly the people of God.¬†People that have went through their own struggles and eventually sought redemption in the church, or at least are in the process of it. Nadia once again brings it… Continue Reading “Book Review: Accidental Saints by Nadia Bolz-Weber”

Book Review: On Writing by Stephen King

I have had this book for many years. I believe I bought it thinking that one day I may become a writer and it would be useful. While I am not a big follower of Stephen King, even though my Mother has read every… Continue Reading “Book Review: On Writing by Stephen King”

Book Review: Simplify: 7 Guiding Principles to Help Anyone Declutter Their Home and Life

This is a great book to get people thinking about their way of life and to examine where we may go a little overboard in our possessions. Every time that we move I think to myself that we have way too many things and… Continue Reading “Book Review: Simplify: 7 Guiding Principles to Help Anyone Declutter Their Home and Life”

A New Beginning

This post is a partial book review and also a look towards the future. We each have unique paths and journeys that we take as we listen to where God may be calling us in life, that is if we choose to listen. Beginning… Continue Reading “A New Beginning”

Book Review: The Abbey by James Martin, SJ

James Martin ventures into the world of the novel with excellence! Previously having written other books away from the fiction genre, his offering in The Abbey is great and one that can and should be shared with others on their own faith journey. Following… Continue Reading “Book Review: The Abbey by James Martin, SJ”