Tag: christianity

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Book Review: The Silmarillion

Disclosure: This post contains Amazon Affiliate Links, meaning that I receive a small commission if you make any purchase through my links marked clearly with an asterisk, at no cost to you. Please read my full disclosure for more info. I heard someone say recently that for J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings* was a happy accident. For decades Tolkien had been working on the … Read More Book Review: The Silmarillion

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

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“For Courage”

I have a folder in the lefthand drawer of my writing desk, and its contents have grown exponentially over the past few months. Every time I find a new quote, poem or article that inspires and encourages me, it goes in the folder. Some of these bits and pieces are selections I’ve had for years; others are brand-new. I thought I’d share a few … Read More “For Courage”