Book Review: Mourning the Dream

Mourning the Dream: An Illustrated Mythopoetic Inquiry by Susanna Ruebsaat is a not the kind of book you skim while you wait for the dentist or doze over at the beach. This is a book you read slowly, taking lots of time along the way to chew on all the beauty and depth offered through this rich offering of philosophy, poetry, personal reflection, drawing, and photography. As a self-described partially-sighted person, Ruebsaat offers a deeply personal exploration into the symbolic meaning of shadow, darkness, and learning to see.

Take your time with this one, friends. It is rich, and you don’t want to miss any of the beauty.


Susanna Ruebsaat’s Website
Canada Citizens Forum interview with the author on YouTube



Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from the author and/or publisher through the Speakeasy blogging book review network. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255.


About Laura K. Cavanaugh

I'm a writer, spiritual director, and advocate of holistic body theology.

Posted on April 30, 2023, in Book Reviews. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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