Category Archives: Literature

Psalm 119:59, 60

“I considered my ways and turned my feet to Your testimonies. I hastened and did not delay to keep Your commandments.” Ps. 119:59, 60   Some friends and I saw Richard III at Paramount Theater last night. The director chose … Continue reading

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The Joy Dare

It’s embarrassing. A drive through two years of blog posts uncovers a pattern of depression and anxiety in the late fall and winter.  If I have joy in the sunlight and new growth of spring and summer, it all shrivels … Continue reading

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A Mother Wonders About Philosophy

“The only thing we require to be good philosophers is the faculty of wonder.”    Jostein Gaarder in Sophie’s World When I read this statement in Sophie’s World, my son’s Challenge I philosophy textbook for spring semester, I heard echoes of … Continue reading

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Coloring Between the Lines

I drive up to church earlier than my family because I help lead the singing that opens Sunday School. As I drove up today through the valleys to Woodstock I peered hungrily through frosty car windows, looking for anything to … Continue reading

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Andrew Kern Interview

Andrew Kern of  Circe Institute and Lost Tools of Writing is the seasoned miner on the hill who points out the vein to follow as I dig gold that will buy me a character of virtue. Intensely desiring to become … Continue reading

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