Where Poetry Ends and Prayer Begins, Christian Wiman’s _My Bright Abyss: Meditation of a Modern Believer_

In short, My Bright Abyss is structured loosely as short prose entries, which include Wiman’s poetry and the poetry of other poets, and his life experiences nested together as expressions of his thoughts on religion.

To Life! _Kitchen Table Wisdom: Stories That Heal_ by Rachel Naomi Remen

Remen, Rachel N., Kitchen Table Wisdom: Stories That Heal. The Berkley Group, NY. 1996. I checked this book out of the library because someone I knew, had been diagnosed with breast cancer, stage 4. I thought since Rachel Remen had dedicated so much of her life to working with people who were in the late […]

The Solace of Fierce Landscapes by Belden C. Lane

I recently read, The Solace of Fierce Landscapes: Exploring Desert and Mountain Spirituality (1998) by Belden C. Lane. I picked it up because I was attracted to the words desert and spirituality. The first paragraph of the introduction was enough for me to gamble on the purchase (I confess this was a purchase at a […]