Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “For Everything a Season: Simple Musings on Living Well” as Want to Read:
For Everything a Season: Simple Musings on Living Well
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

For Everything a Season: Simple Musings on Living Well (Porch Talk series #4)

4.27  ·  Rating Details ·  191 Ratings  ·  19 Reviews
Filled with a cast of lovable, quirky characters, punctuated with simple wonders, the everyday truths found in this book offer much needed clarity to our own befuddled world. No matter where you live, no matter what your season, come along for the journey.

When Philip Gulley began writing newsletter essays for the twelve members of his Quaker meeting in Indiana, he had no i
...more
ebook, 224 pages
Published March 17th 2009 by HarperCollins e-books (first published 1999)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about For Everything a Season, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about For Everything a Season

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Tammy
Author Philip Gulley started writing by doing newsletter essays for his twelve member Quaker congregation in Indiana. Much to his surprise one found its way to radio commentator Paul Harvey Jr., and was read on the air to 24 million listeners. Now he has fourteen books in print including this collection of his newsletter essays.
Sarah
Very good book. I enjoy all his books. They are simple goodness brought home to small town Indiana that you can relate to easily. Feels like your neighbor or friends when your reading the characters. You know your rooting for them and the good to win in the end of this wonderful story. Short but engaging read.
Killian
Dec 17, 2010 Killian is currently reading it  ·  review of another edition
Philip Gulley displays his insightful and wise outlook on life and the world in this book. Compiled of memories of his life, he recalls a season for every "important" event in life..from birth to death. It is a really refreshing work that is not hard to read, but is also full of knowledge. I would highly recommend it!
Stephen J Dorer
Jul 15, 2015 Stephen J Dorer rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Good read





The author with grace and good humor advocates for values that are rich and timeless. This is a great book for anyone with the sense to have a front porch and takes time to use it.

Michelle
Aug 17, 2012 Michelle rated it really liked it
A book full of insightful musings. I really liked this author and would like to read more from him.
Carel
Nov 15, 2009 Carel rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
It's been so nice to find an author who still has wholesome values and can write about them in such a captivating way! He's wonderfully good and sweet and squeaky clean.
Lorna Bradley
Mar 28, 2010 Lorna Bradley rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A delightful read on one of my favorite scriptures.
Lynette
Dec 16, 2012 Lynette rated it it was ok
Simple musings of a good life. Nothing really new in this book. No solid story line, just living life.
Diana Petty-stone
Philip Gulley offers up a heartwarming selection of short stories with interesting characters and life lessons.
Beth
Apr 07, 2011 Beth rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A book you want to share!
Caprice
Simple and thoughtful stories by a Quaker pacifist are soothing to the soul. Great interpretation of Ecclesiastes and Proverbs!
Kat
Feb 03, 2016 Kat rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
So many fun tidbits. Not one I would have picked up but read with book club. Now to enjoy my Pennsylvania blue stone patio.
Aldafan
May 19, 2014 Aldafan rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Best friend gave me this book by a well-known Quaker minister. With simple stories and humor, we are reminded that God is always with us.
Lorinda
A reflection on small town anecdotes and how they relate to Ecclesiates. A quick, easy read.
Donna A, Ellingson
Donna A, Ellingson rated it really liked it
Aug 06, 2014
J.B. Hawker
J.B. Hawker rated it it was amazing
May 23, 2014
Kathleen
Kathleen rated it really liked it
Aug 16, 2016
Tucker
Tucker rated it liked it
Oct 26, 2015
Serena
Serena rated it it was amazing
Jan 08, 2009
Sarita
Sarita rated it liked it
Jan 07, 2013
Mark Lynch
Mark Lynch rated it it was amazing
Oct 24, 2014
Peg
Peg rated it it was amazing
Aug 17, 2011
Kris
Kris rated it really liked it
Sep 29, 2010
Libby King
Libby King rated it it was amazing
Apr 25, 2014
Connie
Connie rated it it was amazing
Jan 02, 2015
Lala01
Lala01 rated it it was amazing
Jan 11, 2013
Jackie
Sep 18, 2015 Jackie rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
What a delightful read.
Sandi Gritzmaker
Sandi Gritzmaker rated it it was amazing
Aug 01, 2012
Leah
Leah rated it it was amazing
Dec 29, 2012
« previous 1 3 4 5 6 7 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
  • Slaying the Giants in Your Life
  • Living Beyond the Limits: A Life in Sync with God
  • Gospel Medicine
  • The Great House of God
  • Make Miracles in Forty Days: Turning What You Have into What You Want
  • The Rapture Exposed: The Message of Hope in the Book of Revelation
  • A Contrarian's Guide to Knowing God: Spirituality for the Rest of Us
  • Dearest Dorothy, Are We There Yet? (Dearest Dorothy, #1)
  • Mending the Soul: Understanding and Healing Abuse
  • It's Better to Build Boys Than Mend Men
  • Too Small to Ignore: Why Children Are the Next Big Thing
  • How Could You Do That?!: The Abdication of Character, Courage, and Conscience
  • In His Image
  • This Is a Soul: The Mission of Rick Hodes
  • From Innocence to Entitlement: A "Love and Logic" Cure for the Tragedy of Entitlement
  • A Crossing or the Drop`s History
  • How Not to Die: Surprising Lessons on Living Longer, Safer, and Healthier from America's Favorite Medical Examiner
  • Room of Marvels
64678
Philip Gulley has become the voice of small-town American life. Along with writing Front Porch Tales, Hometown Tales, and For Everything a Season, Gulley is the author of the Harmony series of novels, as well as If Grace Is True and If God Is Love, which are coauthored with James Mulholland.

He hosts "Porch Talk with Phil Gulley" on the Indiana PBS affiliate WFYI television's flagship show Across I
...more
More about Philip Gulley...

Other Books in the Series

Porch Talk series (4 books)
  • Porch Talk: Stories of Decency, Common Sense, and Other Endangered Species (Porch Talk series, #1)
  • Front Porch Tales: Warm Hearted Stories of Family, Faith, Laughter and Love (Porch Talk series, #2)
  • Hometown Tales: Recollections of Kindness, Peace and Joy (Porch Talk series, #3)

Share This Book