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More Than Just Words

Have you seen the GEICO commercial with the man on the horse? He tells the girl that he’s a loner, so he’s got to be alone. 994 more words

#12 - Gratitude in a Crazy World

For May 23, 2014

I’ve been thankful lately for the person and work of Christ.  His work is real and fulfills the promise in Romans that we can walk in “newness of life.”  About the time you think life plateaus, He steps in and surprises. 49 more words

#8 - Watching Frozen Over and Over Again

For April 11, 2014

Young kids can watch the same movie over and over if you let them.

There are some I’ll let the kids watch, but I find myself saying, “You know.  67 more words

Tolkien and Reading Security

Randon Billings Noble, writing recently for the LA Review of Books, discussed the idea of Reading Security. This, if I understand it correctly, is basically another way of phrasing the issue of escapism in literature. 933 more words

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G. K. Chesterton and the Book of Job

Probably the most persistent theme in all of G. K. Chesterton’s vast literary output is his sense of wonder (one could also make an excellent case for paradox too, but I would class that more as a device, something he used to express the inexpressible, as opposed to an actual theme that ran through what he eventually expressed). 2,617 more words

G. K. Chesterton

Sun And Wind

Jackie provided her usual chauffeur service to and from New Milton for my London trip.

The four coach train was as packed as usual. One gentleman kindly removed his luggage from one of the few available seats so that I could sit down. 296 more words