Our latest episode is now live! Click the link above to listen to it on Apple Podcasts, or follow this link to listen to it from your browser. During this episode, Katy and Kailina reflect on Chapter 6 of A Wrinkle in Time, "The Happy Medium." They discuss the relationship between consciousness and embodiment and the… Continue reading Big Emotions: The Happy Medium (A Wrinkle in Time, Chapter 6)
In this episode, Kailina and Katy explore Chapter 5 of A Wrinkle in Time, "The Tesseract," in search of spiritual meaning for their lives. They ponder whether it's goodness or greed that's intrinsic to human nature. Are we inherently good? Are we inherently evil? What is the cause of these lights and darknesses in the world? Later… Continue reading Human Nature: The Tesseract (A Wrinkle in Time, Chapter 5)
In this episode, Katy and Kailina reflect on Chapter 4 of A Wrinkle in Time, "The Black Thing." They discuss what it means to "stake one's life for truth," as Mrs. Who shares we must. They discuss both the complexity and the simplicity of the answer L'Engle presents at the end of this novel to this question. What… Continue reading Radical Love: The Black Thing (A Wrinkle in Time, Chapter 4)
You can now listen to Episode 4 by clicking here. In this episode, "Genesis: Mrs. Which (A Wrinkle in Time, Chapter 3)," we really start to catch our stride! Kailina reflects on the magic of teenage romance. Her story sparks a discussion about how girls and boys are socialized differently, how Meg and Calvin are… Continue reading Genesis: Mrs. Which (A Wrinkle in Time, Chapter 3)
The "Blessed Books" podcast is now officially on iTunes! Click "Subscribe" so that each new episode automatically downloads in your iTunes Podcast Library! This way, it's easier for you to read along with us as we search for sacred wisdom in A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle. As always, if you can't -- for whatever reason… Continue reading We’re now iTunes Official!
Listen now to Episode 3: Awareness: Mrs. Who (A Wrinkle in Time, Chapter 2) Katy begins this episode by sharing a story about a stressful road trip. Kailina points out the rampant sexism in the small community where Meg lives. Katy affirms this, and they discuss the role that sexism plays in both the lives… Continue reading Awareness: Mrs. Who (A Wrinkle in Time, Chapter 2)
Why, you might ask, have we chosen to read A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle as if it were a sacred text? The answer to us is as simple as it is complex; the story meets at the reader at the intersection of adult and child understandings, creating a narrative that deals with the existential questions… Continue reading Why we love “A Wrinkle in Time”