Monthly Archives: September 2015

And the Good News Is…

Book 32 was a good one! I’ve been trying to read more books written by strong women–last year I read Tina Fey’s Bossypants and Mindy Kaling’s Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? This particular book was even better than those two–mainly because I agreed more with Perino’s conservative ideas than Fey and Kaling’s decidedly liberal ones. Perino’s book […]

Passages: Autumn Edition

In honor of all things pumpkin-spiced, I’ve decided to give you some of my favorite passages about my favorite season. Doesn’t Autumn just seem like the book-lover’s season? A chill in the air, a warm cup of coffee, a soft blanket, leaves tapping on the window. Ah, bliss!

A Grief Observed by C.S. Lewis

When I lay these questions before God I get no answer. But a rather special sort of ‘No answer.’ It is not the locked door. It is more like a silent, certainly not uncompassionate, gaze. As though He shook His head not in refusal but waving the question. Like, ‘Peace, child: you don’t understand.’ In […]

Wise Blood by Flannery O’Connor

Usually when I finish reading a novel I know what I think of it. From the first sentences to the last chapter, I can tell how my opinion is changing throughout the work. I think we get the same feeling with movies. We go into movies and books with an open mind–willing to suspend our […]