Kindness seems to have fallen by the wayside in the Christian Church. At best it is ignored and forgotten. At worst it is treated like a weakness. But the harder the church attempts to produce culture warriors ready to fight for the nation’s soul, the less effective she becomes at leading people to Jesus. The more we have focused on dealing death in the battles of today the less we have been able to find life.
"In Pursuit of Kindness," by Jason Farley, published by Jovial Press, is available HERE.
"Jason Farley's poetry serves up center-cut, double-thick slices of verbal bacon, sizzled in a hot cast iron pan: it crackles and pops with all the depth and flavor of life."
- Joe Carlson, author of 'The Lay of Creation' and 'The Whirlwind Bides His Time.'
"As someone who reads poetry on the hunt for great lines, I welcome this collection from Jason Farley. There are some great lines here. The poems are good too."
- Douglas Wilson author of 'Beowulf: A New Verse Translation' and 'Untune the Sky.'
The animals are preparing to hibernate. The bear has been building up his fur, the squirrels have been gathering nuts in their home, and the birds are buckling down for a cold winter. And they are all willing to wait because they are all looking forward to the day when spring breaks. Jason Farley's poem, accompanied by the beautiful pen and watercolor illustrations of Jessica Linn Evans, show a bear, a family of squirrels, and birds that all trust that Spring will come after winter.