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What Falls From the Sky

What Falls From the Sky How I Disconnected from the Internet and Reconnected with the God Who Made the Clouds

By Esther Emery
Published by Zondervan

Average Blogger Rating: 4.46 Stars

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On 3/28 Elliott Blackwell wrote: Towards the end of my forty day "social media Sabbath," I received a copy of Esther Emery's memoir What Falls From The Sky about how she disconnected from the Internet for a year. I must admit, my first reaction was, "Lord, please don't be this your way of telling me that's what you want me to do ... What Falls From The Sky: A Must-Read Memoir

Elliott's Rating:

5 Stars

On 2/28 Lisa Bartelt wrote: All I knew about the author when I picked up this book was that she lives off-grid in a yurt in Idaho. Of course she would go a year without the Internet, I thought. No problem. But the yurt in Idaho is where her story takes place now. The story she tells in her book takes place years earlier, when her ... A year without Internet (and so much more)

Lisa's Rating:

5 Stars

On 2/28 Michele Morin wrote: It’s nearly time. Even two weeks ago, standing thigh-deep in snow beside the bush, I could see that the buds had begun to swell large, and so it won’t be long until I lop off some of the bush’s waywardness and then arrange the bare branches in a vase of water. I will begin watching every day for ... The Radical Simplicity of Looking Up

Michele's Rating:

5 Stars

On 2/21 Nathan Albright wrote: This book is full of strange tensions and contradictions. The author herself, frequently, comments on how she feels torn between her roots among rural and deeply Conservative survivalists [1] and the urban and generally godless progressives who befriended her as a young adult. These tensions extend ... Book Review: What Falls From The Sky

Nathan's Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/20 Elizabeth Flesher wrote: What Falls From the Sky by Esther Emery is a "fiercely honest, piercingly poetic account of a year without Internet - 365 days away from the good, the bad, and the ugly of our digital lives - in one woman’s desperate attempt at a reset."This book was a little different than I thought it would be ... What Falls From the Sky

Elizabeth's Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/1 Annie Rim wrote: Giving up social media for a month or a short season is one thing. All internet (and internet related conveniences) for a year? That's an entirely different sort of fast. This is exactly what Esther Emery does - no internet, no cell phones, no debit cards for an entire year. When I first read the synopsis ... What Falls from the Sky

Annie's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/25 Katherine Scott Jones wrote: My interest in Esther Emory’s story was immediate, not just from the subtitle and lovely cover, but also from her opening pages in which she unspools her attention-grabbing story. I wanted to find out where this compelling storyteller would take me, what I could learn from her and what that might reveal ... Introspective Memoir by a Woman Who Dared to Do Life Differently

Katherine Scott Jones' Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/24 Angela Rodman wrote: I selected this book on a whim. I was scrolling through a list of books, trying to decide on a title to read when the subtitle caught my eye: What Falls From the Sky: How I Disconnected from the Internet and Reconnected with the God Who Made The Clouds Esther Emery spent an entire year offline. No phone, ... what falls from the sky

Angela 's Rating:

5 Stars

On 1/23 Melissa Haag wrote: Recently I picked up a book that has brought clarity to what is out of sync in my life. What Falls From The Sky by Esther Emery chronicles the year that she decided to completely give up the internet. The subtitle is ” how I disconnected from the internet and reconnected with the God who made the clouds.” ... Facebook Fast

Melissa's Rating:

5 Stars

On 1/22 Melissa Smith wrote: During and after reading Esther Emery's book called What Falls from the Sky, one set of sentences stayed with me. "My husband, after six years of marriage, had betrayed me with my best friend.  And before that I had strayed too, not once but twice, in almost but not entirely emotional affairs, both ... 'What Falls from the Sky' by Esther Emery

Melissa's Rating:

3 Stars