Category: History


Re-Post: “The Great Eucatastrophe: Good Friday and Notre-Dame”

I wrote this post last Good Friday, just days after a catastrophic fire devastated one of the most beloved sites in all of Christendom. That fire united the world in grief and horror in ways I don’t think any of us expected–yet a startling gift in the ruins reminded everyone just in time for Good Friday that “God is not dead, nor doth he … Read More Re-Post: “The Great Eucatastrophe: Good Friday and Notre-Dame”


Book Review: “Becoming Mrs. Lewis”

Disclaimer: This review deals with some adult subject matter, so if your kiddos are reading my blog or if you’d rather not hear me complain about One Particular Quoted Passage, feel free to ignore this post. Just ignore it entirely. It’s okay, we’re good! ­čÖé “The love story of C.S. Lewis and his wife, Helen Joy Davidman Gresham, was improbable–and seemingly impossible. Their Eros-story … Read More Book Review: “Becoming Mrs. Lewis”


Movie Review: “Midway” (2019)

Disclosure: This post contains Amazon Affiliate Links, meaning I receive a small commission if you make any┬ápurchase through links marked clearly with an asterisk, at no cost to you. Please read my full disclosure for more info. Greetings from isolation, peeps! Except for a quick Walmart Pickup which didn’t even require going into the store, I’ve been at home for a full week. No … Read More Movie Review: “Midway” (2019)

Rediscovering the Saints of Old

For the past six months or so I’ve immersed myself in church history, and it has been glorious. It’s also been a humbling, frustrating, and empowering experience. For one thing, I’ve seen that there really isn’t anything new under the sun: most (if not all) of the struggles the Church faces today have plagued her at some point or another in the past 2,000 … Read More Rediscovering the Saints of Old


The D-Day Blogathon: “Band of Brothers” Spotlight

Last month, Eva of Coffee, Classics, & Craziness and Hamlette of Hamlette’s Soliloquy announced they’d host a “blogathon” in honor of the 75th anniversary of D-Day. They encouraged the blogging world to write about the Normandy landings, and if we liked, we could review books, movies, and TV shows on the subject. These articles would then be featured on their sites between June 6-8 … Read More The D-Day Blogathon: “Band of Brothers” Spotlight