Archives For Devotion

 

Dwell and Savor.

 
A Review of

Word by Word:
A Daily Spiritual Practice
Marilyn McEntyre

Paperback: Eerdmans, 2016
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Reviewed by Alisa Williams
 
 
 
There are books that seem to appear in one’s life when they are most needed. So it was with Word by Word by Marilyn McEntyre. In the midst of packing up boxes for a move across state lines, McEntyre’s thoughtful devotional served as a little lifeline of peace and profundity in the midst of the chaos that accompanies ending a chapter of life and beginning anew.

In Word by Word, McEntyre reflects on the richness of words – fifteen words to be exact. She invites the reader on a journey that involves patience and discipline, especially for those of us who like to fly through a book so we can be on to the next great read.

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Stations Along A Spiritual Journey

A Brief Review of

Poems of Devotion: An Anthology

Luke Hankins

Paperback: Wipf and Stock, 2012.
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Reviewed by Stefanie Coleman

 

If you are looking for something to jump-start a devotional practice or provide an entry into poetry, Luke Hankins’s anthology assembles modern devotional works of recent poets into a remarkable book. Hankins includes poets as well-known as e.e. cummings and T.S. Eliot, but also obscure, newly published poets, and ones who are outside of the Christian faith tradition. Continue Reading…