A Time to Plant: Life Lessons in Work, Prayer, and Dirt by Kyle T. Kramer

A Time to Plant: Life Lessons in Work, Prayer, and Dirt

byKyle T. Kramer, Bill McKibben

Kobo ebook | January 1, 2011

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Writer, teacher, and farmer Kyle T. Kramer presents the honest, humorous, and uplifting story of coming to know God and himself and beginning to understand life as prayer in A Time to Plant: Life Lessons in Work, Prayer, and Dirt. For Kramer, this came about through rejecting consumerism, creating an organic farm, and raising a family in rural southern Indiana.

In his moving debut book, America columnist Kyle Kramer recounts the sometimes-gritty story of how he came to experience the joys of real community through a journey of honest reckoning with his own ambitions. For Kramer, this story involves lots of dirt.

In the summer of 1999, Kramer, an earnest and high-achieving private school teacher in Atlanta, decided to forgo a promising academic career. Instead, he heeded the voices of the unlikely prophets in his life and purchased a block of hardscrabble land in southern Indiana in order to start a small farm. Tending it back to health—one difficult lesson at a time—Kramer founded Genesis Organic Farm, built a self-sustaining and environmentally friendly home, and began to fully embrace the Benedictine traditions of physical labor, prayer, and hospitality. A Time to Plant is a deeply human story of one man’s attempt to make simple living a reality as a spiritual discipline for himself, as a model for his children, and for the good of creation.

Title:A Time to Plant: Life Lessons in Work, Prayer, and DirtFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:January 1, 2011Publisher:Ave Maria PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1933495340

ISBN - 13:9781933495347

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