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Reading The High House by James Stoddard

The High House – James Stoddard
(Earthlight, 1998)

It’s rare now that I have the chance to recapture the sense of discovery I experienced when I first began reading science fiction and fantasy. 344 more words


Reflections of a Fulbright Scholar: A Word from Olga Lukmanova on her Time at the Wade Center

In this post, Russian Fulbright scholar Olga Lukmanova shares about her recent work at the Wade Center over the past six months, how her involvement with the Wade began, and her future projects as she heads back to Russia. 847 more words

George MacDonald

Wise Words from George MacDonald

Some days, we just need some inspiration to get through the day. So today, I offer you some collected quotes by one of the great writers and visionaries to once live in this world in person, who now lives on through the beauty of his writings: George MacDonald, the mystic with the luminous eyes, the writer of fairy tales and stories and poems and sermons, the husband, the loving father, the lover of God, the man who inspired C.S. 42 more words


no harm in being afraid

“My boy,” I answered, “there is no harm in being afraid. The only harm is in doing what Fear tells you. Fear is not your master! 12 more words


In the hearts of witches....

In the hearts of witches, love and hate lie close together and often tumble over each other.

George MacDonald
The Complete Fairy Tales


Fallen Threads

Do you ever second-guess your writing? I do. Take a look at this George MacDonald sonnet about writing. My comments follow. 517 more words

Spiritual Formation

"Gloriously wasteful, . . ."

Do you fall in love with gorgeous sunsets and starry skies? Here’s a sonnet from George MacDonald that talks about this and more. I’ll comment at the end. 607 more words

Spiritual Formation