April 10, 2021

(Slightly Belated) Lenten Reading Suggestions

Now that Lent is over and the Easter season is in full swing, I thought it would be a good time (!) to share two Lenten reflection books that I really enjoyed this year. Probably I should save this post for right around the beginning of February next year…but there is little chance I’ll remember …

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January 3, 2021

An Open Letter to Our Senator

I generally try to stay out of politics, especially online, but I guess the stress of the last year is getting to me…and I have accepted the challenge from Summer Kinard (the editor of Park End Books and Darkness is as Light) to blog more frequently in the New Year. So, since I had already …

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At 02:37 PM

May 27, 2019

Remind me why we’re doing this?

“The whole purpose of reading – the whole purpose of everything – is for our kids to love God and love each other better.” ~Sarah Mackenzie (If you’re not familiar with Sarah Mackenzie and the Read Aloud Revival, check it out!)

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At 03:05 PM

January 24, 2019

Children’s Novels in Which the Pen (or Love) is Mightier than the Sword

A friend recently asked me for recommendations of children’s novels where the day is saved…but not by lots of violence.  He has a ten-year-old son who loves Narnia and Middle Earth, but he doesn’t want his son to count on Glamdring to solve all his problems.  (I am aware that it is Aslan’s sacrifice, as …

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At 02:50 PM

December 28, 2017

Mudroom Post!

So I set this post to publish the morning of December 21…apparently something misfired.  And I have just now gotten around to checking on it.  So much irony.  But here it is anyway. If you have a few minutes in the middle of pre-Christmas craziness, stop over at the Mudroom and check out my post: …

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