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Notes from the Tilt-A-Whirl by N. D. Wilson

Notes from the Tilt-A-Whirl: A Wide-Eyed Wonder in God's Spoken World  promises to be a book that you will never forget.  Starting the preface off with "What excuses can I possibly make for this book," N. D. Wilson does not prepare you for the unexpected journey that you embark upon, as each word from the pages of his book leaves a permanent imprint on both your mind and soul.

In the beginning, confusion comes to mind.  I couldn't quite predict the direction in which the book was headed.  I feel like Wilson tricked me with the preface.  I wasn't expecting to be so in touch with the world around me.  I wasn't expecting to appreciate the essence of the minuteness of both the largest and smallest creature.

This book silently pushes you into a world of deep thought.  I found myself starting to examine how grateful I was for the small things.  I honestly do believe that Wilson is probably the only author in the world, who can make you have a second thought about squishing an ant, swatting a wasp, and smashing a caterpillar.

The drop of dew on my car now begs me to consider its very beginning or how it will arrive to its demise of evaporation.  Because of Wilson, I perhaps will never look at the world the same again.

As an English instructor, I appreciate Wilson's writing style.  In the beginning, his writing style throws you for a loop. However, I now have material to teach the writing process and to create journal prompts.

Once you read this book, you will not regret any second that you designate to it.

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