Grace (Eventually)

I finished reading Anne Lamott’s Grace (Eventually)  last week.  I really enjoyed it. 

I added it to My Library list and wrote  a blurb out there about it.  I was really struck with how little devotional literature I had read from women.  If you want to get really serious I have not read much devotion literature at all, something I need to work on perhaps. 

But, this book was a short easy and ever enjoyable and applicable.  Since reading it I have found another couple of her books to dive into soon.


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My name is Coleman Yoakum. I am formerly a student at Harding University. Today you can find me in Detroit Michigan doing what I can to expand the Kingdom of God and preparing to start an intentional community in Pontiac. I enjoy reading, writing, photography, music and politics. I am sure that all of these things will find their way to this blog from time to time. Twitter: coleyoakum Facebook: Coleman Yoakum Email: Flickr:

3 responses to “Grace (Eventually)”

  1. Lisa says :

    I don’t know if I would consider it devotional literature — maybe it is — but Barbara Brown Taylor is an author that I think everyone should read. “Leaving Church” and “Altar in the World” are at the top of the list for me.

  2. Stephanie E. says :

    I’ve loved everything of Anne Lamott’s that I’ve read. And, I agree with Lisa–Barbara Brown Taylor’s books are wonderful. You might like Annie Dillard, too.

  3. coleyoakum says :

    Well, by devotional writing I mean, they are short easy essays about spirituality.

    UPDATE: I went junkin’ today (that is doing the NWA Flea Market and Goodwill circut and bought “Traveling Mercies,” “Plan B,” and “Bird by Bird.” I have a good amoung of reading to do!

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