Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

February 17, 2021
by jenniferpuryear

What We See in the Snow…

Ash Wednesday invites reflection on sin, suffering, and grace. A massive winter storm invites reflection as well. Our world is transformed by snow and ice. Today’s Bacon features photos from around town as well as a Lenten devotional recommendation from my friend Jane Anne…                               A        

January 17, 2021
by jenniferpuryear

3 Good Gifts, feat. Betsy Davies, Tracy Kornet, Shelby Moody

My friend Shelby Moody recently gave me a small devotional called “A Moment with God,” by Betsy Davies. Betsy made it on Shutterfly – it’s a personal collection of photographs and meditations that she put together following the passing of her husband last year. I love the way she talks about wind… The tree outside my window is still, there appears to be no wind. …

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August 5, 2020
by jenniferpuryear

Solving Problems in the Time of Corona

One problem I’ve solved in the Time of Corona is how to stay busy… her name is Daisy. In truth she creates as many problems as she solves, but on balance – I’ll keep her! Or our daughter Ruth will reclaim her, once Ruth is feeling better. Or my mother-in-law will adopt her. We might share fractional interests in the puppy. It’s also possible that …

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