Saturday, September 30, 2017

Book Review: Lost in Faith and poetry





I have just finished reading the book "Lost in Faith and poetry" by author Mary Sayler. The book contains over 70 poems focused on God, faith, spirituality, praise and the soul's struggles. These poems are easy and rich in meaning. One can contemplate on each poem during quiet time or meditate on the words during prayer.  One poem that spoke to me was this one which goes:

Child, Child,
If God didn’t love you, no eyes, no ears
would weave into your gut, no
heart would arch into the inner soles
of your shoes, showing you where to go...

These short but reflective poems bring about deep reflection.   As a former atheist, being "lost in faith" is something that has occurred to me and still does.  Faith is a heavy topic which can exhaust the mind, body, and soul. Mary Sayler's book does not mask this.  She keeps it real in her poems which will touch the mind and heart.  I recommend getting this book which will help you in your spirituality and private prayer life. 





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    1. You are most welcome! Thanks for sharing your poetry with us all. I hope you sell many books. God bless!

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