I dislike jumping on bandwagons, but a books bandwagon is pretty hard to resist. A week or so ago, someone shared a simple challenge on Facebook: List 10 books that have "stuck with you." They don't have to be high literature (a.k.a. in my family as "smart-people books"), just books that have been influential or … Continue reading Ten books.
A Reader’s Grace
for these Thy gifts, O Lord, make us truly grateful:for sentences that cause us to stopand pause for breathto read again, slowly this time,just for the joy of the wordsfor paragraphs highlighted and pencil-marked,underlined and asteriskedwhere ideas demand our attentionfor pages bookmarked or dog-earedawaiting our return … Continue reading A Reader’s Grace