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Erin Erin said: " I re-read at least a portion of a Kierkegaard book every 6 months or so. "

 
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The Long Loneliness by Dorothy Day
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Dorothy Day is an icon. Her Catholic Worker movement should serve as an example to any of us wanting to obey the command to love our neighbors.
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Waiting for God by Simone Weil
Waiting for God
by Simone Weil
read in March, 2002
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Simone Weil is weird. And paradoxical. And in that way, she's sort of an embodiment of all things spiritual.
Erin wrote Going Back: .
"My faith’s bought all it can buy tonight
and now I’m on the lookout for every help wanted sign in town and now
each face is as close as my brother’s but it’s clear he’s not up to being bothered tonight.

Lint, rolling between my fingers. (Signs of t..." Read more of this chapter »
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Purity of Heart Is To Will One Thing by Søren Kierkegaard
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I re-read at least a portion of a Kierkegaard book every 6 months or so.
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Will You Please Be Quiet, Please? by Raymond Carver
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If only all of us spoke with as few words, and with as much clarity, as Raymond Carver.
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Dark Night of the Soul by John of the Cross
Dark Night of the Soul
by John of the Cross
read in October, 2001
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This will always be near the top of my list. Reading it, accompanied by some brilliant lectures, positioned my own inner disquietude within a deep history of believers. I reference it (at least internally) in every conversation I have about faith.
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The Pleasure of My Company by Steve Martin
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Shopgirl, the novella, still hurt after the second read. Martin's subtle turns to and from the depressed felt honest and unstrained. His style is refreshingly unadorned, and I'll read anything he puts out.
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Going Back (Poetry)
1 chapters   —   updated Mar 29, 2010 04:32PM
Description: Something I wrote years ago. As art, it isn't the best. But it always feels tender and relevant to me.
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