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Going Through Ugly to Get There

Sometimes, you just have to go through ugly to get there.

I overheard this phrase during a discussion between two artists a few years ago.  345 more words

Getting with the Program | From an Old Soul

Do you long for world peace? George MacDonald’s theme here is similar to earlier sonnets—the slow pace of our progress toward peace. Or, put another way, 598 more words

Spiritual Formation

Book review: The Princess and the Goblin

The Princess and the Goblin

The Princess and the Goblin

By George MacDonald
Read by Brooke Heldman

ISBN: 978-1-61375-653-9

Category: Fantasy, Fiction, Juvenile

Unabridged – 5.25 hours – 5 CDs…

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Hence come thy checks | From an Old Soul

In this sonnet George MacDonald shows us his foot-dragging, and what it takes to get him moving. I’m not MacDonald, but I’ve been where he’s been.  650 more words

Spiritual Formation

George MacDonald: Not Necessarily a Universalist

Many today throw George MacDonald in with the Universalists. I used to be one of them. But having read his writings for a while now and trying to piece together the bits and pieces of his theology that he sprinkles variously throughout them, I’ve become less and less convinced that Universalism is what he dogmatically believed. 1,786 more words


The Path I Had Feared To See

Years ago, I copied out this poem by George MacDonald, convicted by his obedience to God.

I didn’t know that I’d be living in a city myself. 263 more words