Book Review: Denial is My Spiritual Practice

Denial is My Spiritual Practice. (And Other Failures of Faith) by Rachel G. Hackenberg and Martha Spong. Church Publishing, New York. I received my “advance reader’s copy” of Denial is My Spiritual Practice about a week after it was available for purchase. Which is bad in the sense that I couldn’t get this review done before…

Book Review: More than Enough

If you are Mennonite, you may have noticed that my last name contains an extra “a”–it’s not “Harder,” but “Harader.” And no, I did not add an “a” for fun; it’s always been there. My extended family is not Mennonite and I did not grow up in the Mennonite tradition. Like many who have been…

Book Reflection

One Amazing Thing by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni Recommendation: I recommend this book highly. It has spiritual and emotional depth, yet somehow also a lightness. I found it to be a quick read—well worth my time.   Reflections: I will admit it: I am prone to choosing books based on titles. In this particular case, I…