Everything Happens for a Reason: And Other Lies I've Loved


In her memoir, Kate Bowler boldly articulates the pain she feels as she contemplates her own mortality.

Favorite quotes from the book:

“Life is a series of losses,” says my father-in-law one afternoon…”What Dad?”…“oh, I was just thinking about how, with age, it is one loss after another, ” he replies. “Huh.” He is right. With age we slowly lose our senses and even our pleasures, our parents and then our friends, preparing us for our own absence. An interesting thought.”

“Don’t skip to the end,” he said, gently. “Don’t skip to the end.”