A Season of Mystery by Paula Huston [UPDATED]

A Season of Mystery: 10 Spiritual Practices for Embracing a Happier Second Half of Life by Paula Huston My rating: 4 of 5 stars Transcending the endless cycle of want-satisfaction also gets us ready for death and what follows. My friend Betty, age eighty-five, sums it up like this: “Getting old is about preparing for [Read More...]

FINAL-2012 Personal Reading Challenge

FINAL results on books I’ve read (or dropped) thus far. Originally written in December 2011. One Sunday, when we’d gone to the Vigil Mass on Saturday to avoid getting embroiled in a local marathon that shuts down all the streets around our church (don’t ask … Tom has been enraged before to the point of [Read More...]

Julie’s Favorite Books of 2012

Top books I read in 2012 with descriptions in 10 words or less. In no particular order. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins A great book. Too bad she didn’t stop at that one. Gospel of Mark (Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scripture) by Mary Healey Very accessible while still being scholarly. (my review here) Coraline by [Read More...]