Category Archives: Book Thoughts

2014 Book Thoughts –> “Watch for the Light: Readings for Advent and Christmas”

I started this book during the 2011 and 2012 Christmas seasons, and got about halfway. This year I was smart enough to start where I left off the other 2 years and finish it. The book contains readings for each … Continue reading

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2013 Book Thoughts –> “An Everlasting Meal” by Tamar Adler

This book was a gift, and as I’ve mentioned on this blog before, I almost always read books that are recommended to me, because I am intrigued by the thought that I came to mind while someone was reading. All … Continue reading

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2013 Book Thoughts –> “Idol Lies” by Dee Brestin

This book, in content, reminded me very much of Timothy Keller’s “Counterfeit Gods”. This is not surprising, because she talks in the book about how Timothy Keller’s sermons were especially influential, as “they got to the heart of the problem.” … Continue reading

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2013 Book Thoughts –> “Instructing a Child’s Heart” by Tedd & Margy Tripp

A different book on parenting by Tedd Tripp, “Shepherding a Child’s Heart”, is my absolute favorite parenting book. So when I discovered he had written another, I was probably going to read it no matter what the content. However, the … Continue reading

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2013 Book Thoughts –> “Deeper Walk” by Marcus Warner

Warner asserts in this book that there are many things that work together in order to accomplish a deeper walk with God, and the basic format of the book is to spend a chapter covering an aspect of deepening your … Continue reading

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2013 Reading with the Kids

Following is a list of books we read with the kids in 2013 and before. It didn’t occur to me to keep track of these until several months ago, when we’d obviously been reading for years, so I feel very … Continue reading

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2013 Book Thoughts –> “The Power of Habit” by Charles Duhigg

Since the moment I heard of this book, I’ve been anxious to read it. Much for the same reasons as I was interested in “Moonwalking with Einstein”: the idea of habit study, much like memory study, was interesting in itself, … Continue reading

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