April 30, 2022
Good Lord! The end of April. Already!
May days … here we come!
What can I say about this book? It is spectacular. Sometimes, it really is that simple!
My copy of Finding Hope in the Age of Melancholy by David S. Awbrey is stunning! The pages are beveled along the edges … you know how I love that! Also, they’re of high-quality, thick ivory paper. The cover has a matte finish in gold and blue…
As if the look of the book is everything, eh?
But ya know… sometimes – okay, often – it matters to me. What can I say? I’m shallow. Kidding. We all know I’m a navel-gazing deepster, which sounds nasty but isn’t. It also isn’t a real word. Apologies.
Yes, it’s a book about depression (or melancholy as it is also known). Yes, it is spiritual and yes, it is cultural and yes, it is ultimately the story of a man who went into a midlife crisis and came out the other side. And yes, it touched my heart.
Though Awbrey doesn’t call it…
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