Another year has rolled around and with it comes the desire to post more to The Prayer of Jonah blog. Kathleen Norris is a writer who often tempts me into reading her books simply from the titles. Who of a spiritual mind can resist The Cloister Walk, Amazing Grace: A Vocabulary of Faith, Dakota: A Spiritual Geography, and The Virigin of Bennington? Norris remains the temptress with her latest: Acedia & me: A Marriage, Monds, and A Writer's Life. This one contains everything to lure me under the cover. There's a word that is unfamiliar to me: acedia. She speaks of monks and of marriage, what a combination. And last there's the largest draw of all: A writer's life. I've been married; I'm interested in monkish ways; and I live a writer's life. I am hooked.
I'm still reading so I won't go on about content just yet. Don't stray far for I will write a review soon on Acedia & Me: A Marriage, Monks, and a Writer's Life.