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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
ebook, 224 pages
Published March 17th 2009 by HarperCollins e-books (first published 1999)
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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.
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.
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.

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.
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.
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.
Apr 07, 2011 Beth rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A book you want to share!
Simple and thoughtful stories by a Quaker pacifist are soothing to the soul. Great interpretation of Ecclesiastes and Proverbs!
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.
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.
A reflection on small town anecdotes and how they relate to Ecclesiates. A quick, easy read.
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Sep 18, 2015 Jackie rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
What a delightful read.
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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
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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)

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