L.L. Barkat invites us to chase spirituality in much the same way a child chases the tail of a kite...by finding the beautiful balance between what's just beyond reach and what's entirely ours for the taking. Her words are full of hope, joy, wonder. --Holley Gerth, Senior Writer and Editorial Director, Dayspring, and Co-Founder InCourage
This brilliant work is one part inspirational, one part practical. I've not read a more groundbreaking book about spiritual discipline since Richard Foster, and I'll never think about communion again in quite the same way. --Marcus Goodyear, Senior Editor, TheHighCalling and Christianity Today's FaithInTheWorkplace
Mix Richard Foster and Annie Dillard in a blender, and you'll pour out God In the Yard, a cool smoothie of hope on the topic of spiritual practice. --Ginger Kolbaba, Editor, Christianity Today's 'Kyria'
This wonderful book causes us to pause, that we might discover and recover ourselves, God, others, and aspects of this amazing world in which we live. L.L. Barkat's wise words move us more deeply into matters of consequence. --David Naugle, professor of philosophy, Dallas Baptist University, and author of Reordered Love, Reordered Lives: Learning the Deep Meaning of Happiness
This is a book of meeting. A thoughtful, intentional exploration of what it means to live out spiritual disciplines in a modern context, by a writer with a poet's eye, arresting language and keen mind. --Ann Voskamp, of Holy Experience
About the Author
L.L. Barkat is Managing Editor of Tweetspeak Poetry,
where writers and poets can find everything from basic inspiration to full-fledged writing workshops. The author of six books, including fiction, non-fiction, and poetry, Barkat understands the writing process from all angles and gently, skillfully mentors both up-and-coming and established writers.