Have You Got Your Ears On?
My wife picked out our freshly-five-year-old son’s birthday present, a pair of walkie-talkies. He was thrilled. “Oh, Mommy! It’s just E-zackly what I wanted. Thank you!” We were pleased, proud, and happy. What amazing parents we were. What gift selection. What a joyful home we had made. Everything, as the poets have said, was awesome. […]
My Wife Contra Mundum
St. Patrick’s Breastplate
What a wonderful prayer/confession/affirmation. The Lorica, or St. Patrick’s Breastplate I arise today With a mighty power, Calling on the name of the Holy Trinity, Affirming His Threeness, Confessing His Oneness, Thanking my Creator, loving His Creation. I arise today Made strong by Christ’s coming. Made strong by His Baptism. Made strong by His crucifixion, […]
152 Insights To…Moving the Turtle?
C.S. Lewis: Mere Anglican, More Christian
“Remember your Aristotle—the universal form adheres within particulars. If you set out to tell a story about Everything, you’ll get nothing. It will be so broad and ambitious that it ends up signifying nothing. But if you, for instance, tell a story about an ordinary family in an ordinary Texas town, you might end up […]
You Are Not C.S. Lewis
Did you know that C.S Lewis loved Beatrix Potter’s books when he was a young child? In Surprised By Joy he described an early stab of joy after reading Squirrel Nutkin. Now, few people believe Squirrel Nutkin to be world-changing stuff. It’s just a silly story. But what about The Chronicles of Narnia? What about […]
A Little Bit About the Story Warren Video
Five Steps to Family Unity that Definitely Might Work
Five Quick Steps To Not Making Internet Lists
1. Start at the beginning and don’t start at the beginning. 2.What are you doing? I said stop making lists. Listen to me. I’m on the internet making a list. I have mysterious authority and imaginary power over you. 3. Bear in mind how vexing it is to read these horrible, horrible lists. Conjure a […]