39 min

96. The True Crime episode Out of the Ordinary

    • Christianity

This is a story about our favorite true crime storyteller. Louise Penny has written 16 novels and each one understands the truth behind crime in a way very few CSI or True Crime podcasts actually do.

What Penny writes are morality tale crime novels that understands how murder, like Christ taught, begins in the heart, often decades before the actual crime. 

And what anchors us when we feel overwhelmed by the brutality of the world is the exact so-called ordinary life that Christie and Lisa-Jo savor on this podcast. And that Penny writes so vividly in her novels.

May this episode be a reminder of how the ordinary rhythms of life—satisfying food with friends, a warm bench in the sun, the joy of a library--are like a lighthouse in the storm, a cape of good hope, a sanctuary of goodness. No matter how terrible, dark or scary the world outside might seem.

Links from this episode:

Louise Penny's books in order.

Christie's Garden Club: blackbarngardenclub.com
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This is a story about our favorite true crime storyteller. Louise Penny has written 16 novels and each one understands the truth behind crime in a way very few CSI or True Crime podcasts actually do.

What Penny writes are morality tale crime novels that understands how murder, like Christ taught, begins in the heart, often decades before the actual crime. 

And what anchors us when we feel overwhelmed by the brutality of the world is the exact so-called ordinary life that Christie and Lisa-Jo savor on this podcast. And that Penny writes so vividly in her novels.

May this episode be a reminder of how the ordinary rhythms of life—satisfying food with friends, a warm bench in the sun, the joy of a library--are like a lighthouse in the storm, a cape of good hope, a sanctuary of goodness. No matter how terrible, dark or scary the world outside might seem.

Links from this episode:

Louise Penny's books in order.

Christie's Garden Club: blackbarngardenclub.com
_______
Sponsor appreciation: In these uncertain times we're so grateful to partner with show sponsors that keep making our work possible. 

Click here to join over 1 million people taking charge of their mental health through the online counseling offered by BetterHelp. Get 10% off your first month by visiting www.betterhelp.com/ordinary

Click here to check out Laurel Springs for your waived registration fee and their flexible online K-12 program that is designed to encourage each student’s individuality and support their growth through a personalized approach to learning. http://laurelsprings.com/ordinary

Click here to try Thrive Market and become a member risk-free! Join today and you’ll get a FREE gift of your choosing, up to $24 dollars in value. http://thrivemarket.com/ordinary
 

39 min

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