Katie’s Bay View – What Shall I Read This Summer?

It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it.          -Oscar Wilde
Here are some thoughts to get you going into your summer reading. I like to have a list each year—I’d love to know what’s on yours. Please share!

Benediction, by Kent Haruf


Set in a farming town in Colorado, this novel’s characters are looking for a benediction: a good word of connection, a closure, forgiveness or security.

My Beloved World, by Sonia Sotomayor


The story of how a little girl from the projects in the Bronx grew up to be one of the most influential people in the country.
Carry On, Warrior: Thoughts on Life Unarmed by Glennon Doyle Melton

A “mommy blogger” whose reflections go a little deeper than might be expected.

Mohammad: The Story of a Prophet and Reformer by Sarah Conover with a forward by Eboo Patel

Mark your calendar for July 14th, our annual “book communion” worship, followed by a book sale in Fellowship Hall. Let’s talk about books and what we’ve been reading! -Katie