Chapter 4: Prayer

Chapter 4: Prayer

When I was deciding what chapters to record for this Reading Small Talk podcast, I skimmed through the whole book. But when I got to the chapter on Prayer, I lingered. I thought back to those days when it felt impossible to connect with God without interruption, and when I…
Chapter 4: Prayer

Chapter 4: Prayer

When I was deciding what chapters to record for this Reading Small Talk podcast, I skimmed through the whole book. But when I got to the chapter on Prayer, I lingered. I thought back to those days when it felt impossible to connect with God without interruption, and when I…
Hope and the Spiritual Imagination

Hope and the Spiritual Imagination

“I suspect every pregnant woman imagines a hypothetical life for her child. And every pregnant woman knows that child’s life won’t work out exactly as she imagined it. Life will have more bumps and bruises than the imagination holds. On a more trivial level, her daughter’s hair might be brown…

Hope and the Spiritual Imagination

“I suspect every pregnant woman imagines a hypothetical life for her child. And every pregnant woman knows that child’s life won’t work out exactly as she imagined it. Life will have more bumps and bruises than the imagination holds. On a more trivial level, her daughter’s hair might be brown…