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Small Simple Ways

Having spent a lot of time among Jesuits, I’m fascinated by Ignatian Spirituality. I’ve also followed Vanita’s writings on the Loyala Press website. This is why I jumped at the chance to read and review her book – Small Simple Ways Small Simple Ways: An Ignatian Daybook for Healthy Spiritual…

Kintsugi #BookReview

Kintsugi is the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery by mending the areas of breakage with lacquer dusted or mixed with powdered gold, silver, or platinum, a method similar to the maki-e technique. As a philosophy, it treats breakage and repair as part of the history of an object, rather than something to disguise. (Source: Wikipedia) The revitalised ceramic becomes a symbol of…

Versions of Her #BookReview

When Andrea Lochen approached me to do a review of her book, Versions of Her, I didn’t hesitate to say yes. Although I haven’t had the pleasure of reading her books before, I liked the premise of this one. Versions of Her Book Description On the surface, Melanie Kingstad-Keyes’s life…

Graceful Exit

This is a book that I read a while back and it was very relevant to me with all that went on in my life over the last two years.  Graceful Exit: How to Advocate Effectively, Take Care of Yourself, and Be Present for the Death of a Loved One…

Craved #BookTour #BookReview

When I was approached by Catherine Kennedy to join the book tour for Craved, I jumped at it. It was the right book at the right time! Read my review here to know why I say this. Description of Craved What does it take to stand out from the crowd?…

7 Ways Reading Changes Your Brain

Right from childhood, many of us have been taught about that reading is very important, and perhaps one of the best hobbies we could have. That said, you may often wonder- how exactly does reading help, and precisely how it helps change the brain. Well, here are some ways reading…

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