Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

December 29, 2017
by jenniferpuryear

Nonfiction Top Picks 2018: Our Moment in Time

The world today is noisy with news. We’re yanked from one story to the next with hardly a moment to pause and reflect. Anger sometimes simmers just beneath the surface of those making – and reporting – the news. It’s tiring, and I’m not sure we’re on a path to wisdom. What can you do? Take a deep breath. Try to gain a broader perspective …

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November 29, 2017
by jenniferpuryear

Bacon Meditation Challenge AND Top Picks for December

Several weeks ago, Mary Raymond wrote a guest post called “The Mysterious Discipline” – by far the best explanation of meditation I’ve ever read. For the first time, it made sense to me. Inspired by her piece, I offered a Bacon Meditation Challenge: please join Mary and me for Oprah and Deepak Chopra’s 21 Day Meditation Experience – Manifesting Grace Through Gratitude – beginning December 1st. The commitment: 20 …

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