Welcome to the official online home for the book Shadowlands and Songs of Light

(Note: the Huios 2030 title at top is for an online project Kevin is doing currently, and it is not related to this book.) 

Shadowlands and Songs of Light is partly inspired by C. S. Lewis’s concept of Joy. In the autobiography of C. S. Lewis he describes unexpected moments of deep longing (that are both euphoric and bittersweet) as a special kind of Joy with a capital “J.” As this devotional puts it: “This idea of Joy is not a satisfied desire but an unsatisfied desire ─ a deep longing for God, a hungry pursuit of God’s heart that never ends and is more satisfying than any earthly happiness.”

"Shadowlands and Songs of Light: An Epic Journey into Joy and Healing," Ott's debut book, was released on Nov. 1, 2016 (BroadStreet Publishing) and is now available wherever books are sold. To learn more about the book, click here.

Text LIGHT to 77292 to get a preview of Shadowlands and Songs of Light

My life's mission statement: "To pursue a radical hunger for God and to inspire others to be radically hungry for God in a way that transforms their lives for the better. If there was one modern book that I could call my manifesto for life, it would be A.W. Tozer's 'The Pursuit of God.'"


Besides writing non-fiction and fiction books, I have had a podcast (currently on hiatus) that has included interviews with actor David Oyelowo, singer Dolly Parton, Mark Henn, Disney animator of "Moana," and Todd Karmicki, the screenwriter of the Tom Hanks film "Sully.”


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