We’re now iTunes Official!

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!

Awareness: Mrs. Who (A Wrinkle in Time, Chapter 2)

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 we love “A Wrinkle in Time”

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”

Listen to Episode 2!

Listen: Growth: Mrs. Whatsit (A Wrinkle in Time, Chapter 1) Kailina begins this episode with a story about a magical snowstorm in her childhood. Katy and Kailina both come to the realization that they are very much like Meg and Charles Wallace, respectively. Kailina discusses the need to think of yourself as a growing, incomplete… Continue reading Listen to Episode 2!

Read Along With Us!

Are you ready to read along with us as we explore A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle chapter-by-chapter? That's awesome! We are FIRM believers in buying books! Especially from local, small bookstores. Katy's favorite local bookstore is Dragonfly Books in Decorah, IA -- she even worked there throughout most of college! Kailina's favorite bookstore is Longfellow… Continue reading Read Along With Us!

Launch Day!

Hello everyone! We're so excited to be finally launching the podcast today! For now, it will be available on this website on the "Listen" page. In the coming weeks, it will become available on iTunes and Google Play. We're so excited to start this journey with you! -- Kailina