Category: What I’m Reading

Book Review: “A Small Porch”

I ran into this collection of Sabbath Poems by Wendell Berry through a new Instagram acquaintance that I encountered through my skoolie and tiny house posts.  She regularly posts sabbath poems on the weekends that I enjoy reading.  Wendell Berry brings the wonders of…

Book Review: “On Marriage and Family Life”

I picked up this book by St. John Chrysostom because I love a quote of his about prayer that I found in another book, and I thought a book focused more inwardly after reading autobiographies about revolutionaries would be a good shift for my…

Book Review: “Cesar Chavez Autobiography of La Causa”

Can we speak truth to power when power butters our bread?   This is the burning question that I left with at the end of this book.  Reading about revolutionaries always pushes me to take inventory of how I am investing my time and energy. As…

Book Review: Long Walk to Freedom

Title: Long Walk To Freedom Author: Nelson Mandela Published by: Back Bay Books, New York, 1995 I did not expect this book to have the impact it did on me. As Americans, we often think of our country as ahead of South Africa in…

Book Review: “I’m Still Here – Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness.”

Title: I’m Still Here – Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness Author: Austin Channing Brown Published by: Convergent Books, New York, 2018 I knew this book was going to be powerful when I read the Table of Contents. The first chapter is…