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Tattered Titles – And the winners are …

A while back we asked you, “What are the most tattered titles on your nightstand?” You answered with vigor and the responses were so numerous that we thought it might be helpful to summarize what our readers recommended. One of our amazing volunteers compiled every response and then put them into a spreadsheet. I was fascinated, surprised, and delighted to see how the top ten list emerged.... Read More

What are the Most Tattered Titles on Your Nightstand?

October 27, 2011 by  
Filed under Books, Dan Burke, Reader Feedback, Resources

What are the Most Tattered Titles on Your Nightstand? What are the most tattered titles on your nightstand? If you were stuck on a desert island alone but somehow could have just a few books dropped into the sand pit next to your tent, which ones would they be? Which books has God most used to turn your heart towards Him? Here's my list: Scripture/Catechism (yes, I cheated but just a little) Interior... Read More

What is “spiritual reading”? How do Busy People find Time for this?

Spiritual Reading Arms Us for Battle

Dear Father John, My spiritual director recommended that I do some spiritual reading.  He said spiritual reading is just reading about spiritual things.  I don’t have a lot of extra time, and I am finding it hard to motivate myself to squeeze this new obligation into my schedule – it’s hard enough for me to get my daily meditation in! Can you give me some advice? It sounds like you have... Read More