Our latest episode is live! Listen to our discussion about A Wrinkle in Time's 9th chapter, "IT," by following clicking the link to Apple Podcasts above or by following this link to listen on your web browser. In this episode, Katy and Kailina discuss how we see others' humanity, the nature of intelligence, the relationship between… Continue reading Efficiency: IT (A Wrinkle in Time, Chapter 9)
It's been a long time since we lasted posted because...well...summer! Katy and Kailina were both so busy in August that it was nearly impossible to find time to record an episode. BUT WE'RE BACK! Out latest episode was released on Tuesday, and you can find it by clicking the Apple Podcasts image above or by… Continue reading Your Environment: The Transparent Column (A Wrinkle in Time, Chapter 8)
Our 8th episode is now live! Click the link above to listen on Apple Podcasts, or follow this link to download from your web browser. As they examine the 7th chapter of "A Wrinkle in Time" by Madeleine L'Engle, Katy and Kailina discuss Martin Luther King Jr., Malcom X, and different forms of racism. They… Continue reading Nourishment: The Man with Red Eyes (A Wrinkle in Time, Chapter 7)
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)
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!