I have zero recollection of how I first connected with Katherine Willis Pershey online, but I’m so glad I did. I had the pleasure of meeting her at Story Chicago last fall, and she was just the same in person as I expected from her blog–warm and wise and witty.
I’ve had an e-version of Katherine’s book, Any Day a Beautiful Change: A Story of Faith and Family, in my possession for a long time. Too long. It’s a sad tech story: I couldn’t figure out how to get the digital edition off my laptop and onto a device, and I can’t handle reading any more on my laptop than I have to … which is how it ended up on my books I’ve been meaning to read list.
Well, I finally finished the book (in paperback form) and I am kicking myself for waiting so long, because I enjoyed it so much.
Katherine’s a pastor and a wife and a mom, and she writes beautifully about the places where those things collide–especially when the collisions are pretty bumpy. For an excellent taste of her writing, please go read her essay the beer is nourishing. (Yes, that’s really what it’s called.)
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