Close Enough To Hear God Breathe by Greg Paul. The story of divine intimacy. I really wanted this book to be good, but to be totally honest it was not. It seemed more like the life story of the author with some scripture thrown in. Mr. Paul is a pastor of Sanctuary in Toronto. It is a ministry where they help drug addicts, homeless, and other troubled people. Some of the stories in the book were moving and thought worthy. When he speaks of the death of his father was the only thing I could relate to. The author talks of sailing and drinking wine, his divorce, and his children. When he talks of his daughter, Rachel when she was small felt real to me. In one chapter “Erotica” he describes the Song Of Solomon in an extremely sensual way. I made me very uncomfortable. I think it’s more about love. Another part made me uneasy was when he talked about going to eat with a wedding party after a wedding. He said he watched the bride and groom as the ate and talked with family knowing they just wanted to get out of their and consummate their marriage. Kinda creepy for a pastor, I think. The book jumps around with no flow. It was a hard read. It was small and could have been read in just a few hours. It took me almost a week, never being able to enjoy it. I appreciate the chance to read the book and give my honest review, but I would not recommend this book.
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