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Liturgy of the Ordinary | Book Review

Liturgy of the Ordinary | Book Review

Liturgy of the Ordinary: Sacred Practices in Everyday Life by Tish Harrison Warren is the type of book that causes you to pause and ponder after each chapter. These books, for me, don’t tend to come around too often, but when they do I lap them […]

Fairy Tales in the Dark

Fairy Tales in the Dark

We have all grown up to the tune of “Once upon a time…” It brings comfort hearing those words as we brace ourselves for the impending adventure. Disney has coined this phrase and produced stories that bring back childhood memories of princes and princesses. Disney […]

5 Reasons to Read: Answering Jihad

5 Reasons to Read: Answering Jihad

Written by Nabeel Quereshi (author of “Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus), this book comes at a time when a lot of people are asking questions about Islam. Nabeel writes this book from the perspective of growing up as a Muslim but now a follower of Jesus. […]

5 Reasons to Read: The Myth of the Non-Christian

5 Reasons to Read: The Myth of the Non-Christian

I recently got a review copy (from Netgalley) of The Myth of the Non-Christian by Luke Cawley. Here is a short blurb from Goodreads: “There’s no such thing as a non-Christian. Somebody might self-identify as spiritual but not religious. Or they might be a practicing […]

Collection of Webs | 2

Collection of Webs | 2

My time has been somewhat limited due to the birth of our lovely son, hence the lack of blogging. But I have been doing lots of reading and watching various things, which I would like to share with you! Watching & Listening: Serial have started […]

5 Reasons to Read: A Wilderness of Mirrors

5 Reasons to Read: A Wilderness of Mirrors

Recently I was given a review copy of Mark Meynell’s new book: A wilderness of mirrors. Overall I found this book a rich and insightful read. Here are 5 reasons why: 1. A deep look at culture – Mark Meynell invites us to take a […]

5 Reasons to Read ‘Planet Narnia’

5 Reasons to Read ‘Planet Narnia’

I have just recently finished reading Planet Narnia: The Seven Heavens in the Imagination of C. S. Lewis by Michael Ward that came out quite a few years ago. I first heard of this book through the BBC documentary on the Narnia Code and then […]

The Skeletons in God’s Closet | Book Review

The Skeletons in God’s Closet | Book Review

I have just recently finished the book called “The Skeletons in God’s Closet: The Mercy of Hell, the Surprise of Judgement, the hope of holy war” by Joshua Ryan Butler. A title that smacks you in the face and makes you ask “really?” Butler holds back no […]

The Freedom of Self-Forgetfulness

The Freedom of Self-Forgetfulness

This short book by Tim Keller is one of the most challenging books I have ever read. You can read it in one sitting but you will probably want to re-read it because it makes your heart ache and your head hurt! Keller asks this […]

I Am Margaret | Book Review

I Am Margaret | Book Review

I am Margaret is a thrilling book, from the time I started it to the moment I finished it, I was gripped. Literally couldn’t put it down! I wanted to know what happened next as I followed the story of Margo and the terrible society […]