June 2018 Update: Blogs, Priorities, Art, and Dysfunctional Relationships

I don’t want to start this post in a cliché way, but I will have to: the fact is, I’m genuinely surprised that a whole six months has passed since I last blogged on here. I know I say that a lot. I really don’t follow the first blogging commandment, “Thou shalt post with regularity.” … Continue reading June 2018 Update: Blogs, Priorities, Art, and Dysfunctional Relationships

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2017 Book Reading Challenge 13: Post Traumatic Church Syndrome

Title: Post Traumatic Church Syndrome: One woman's desperate, funny, and healing journey to explore 30 religions by her 30th birthday Author: Reba Riley Publisher: Howard Books Location of publisher: New York Year of publication: 2016 Number of pages: 368 Fiction or nonfiction: Nonfiction Have I read this book before? No Date I finished reading it: 2 … Continue reading 2017 Book Reading Challenge 13: Post Traumatic Church Syndrome

2017 Book Reading Challenge 11: Pope Francis on Mercy

Title: The Name of God is Mercy Author: Pope Francis and Andrea Tornielli. Translator: Oonagh Stransky. Publisher: Bluebird Location of publisher: London  Year of publication: 2016 Number of pages: 151 Fiction or nonfiction: Nonfiction Have I read this book before? No Date I finished reading it: 27 February 2017 Genres: Religion, theology, Catholicism, social justice. Personal … Continue reading 2017 Book Reading Challenge 11: Pope Francis on Mercy

2017 Book Reading Challenge 7

Title: A sunlit absence: silence, awareness and contemplation. Author: Martin Laird Publisher: Oxford University Press Location of publisher: New York  Year of publication: 2011 (Kindle edition) Number of pages: 208 Fiction or nonfiction: Nonfiction. Have I read this book before? No. Date I finished reading it: 1 February 2017 Genres: Religion, spirituality, Catholicism, contemplative religion, meditation, … Continue reading 2017 Book Reading Challenge 7

2017 Book Reading Challenge, Book 6: Losing My Religion

Possible trigger warning for religious trauma syndrome. Title: Leaving the Fold: A guide for former fundamentalists and others leaving their religion  Author: Marlene Winell Publisher: Apocryphile Press Location of publisher: Berkeley Year of publication: 1993, 2007 Number of pages: I'm not sure – I read the Kindle edition. Fiction or nonfiction: Nonfiction Have I read … Continue reading 2017 Book Reading Challenge, Book 6: Losing My Religion