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True Love Always Conquers All ~ Kili and Tauriel

My new favorite Love Story!!   A Dwarf and A Woodland Elf.  Two kindred souls whose hearts soared beyond every fortress and obstacle to Love.

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Middle Earth Melodies...

Dearest Readers,

Today I thought I would share some lovely music by various artists. Below you will  find several  complations from artists on YouTube.  Enjoy!


The Dagger of Durin: A Hobbit Fan-Fiction Story


     Disclaimer: This is a fan work meant only to celebrate the genius of J.R.R. Tolkien

     Prince Thorin II of Erebor woke from a true nightmare. A shadow haunted the marble halls of his mountain city, extinguishing its golden lights and filling the hearts of his folk with sickness. 1,253 more words


Did Gandalf Rescue Evangelicals?

Yesterday afternoon I was watching the live stream of the 2016 ERLC National Conference. Specifically, I tuned into a panel that discussed how evangelicals could engage with art in a gospel-centered way. 705 more words


Quote for Today: J.R.R. Tolkien

“Farewell,” they cried, “Wherever you fare till your eyries receive you at the journey’s end!” That is the polite thing to say among eagles.

“May the wind under your wings bear you where the sun sails and the moon walks,” answered Gandalf, who knew the correct reply. 19 more words

Quote For Today

Short story: Goodnight Moons by Ellen Klages, from Life On Mars: Tales from the New Frontier, edited by Jonathan Strahan (2011). Highly Recommended. 38 more words

Science Fiction

How To Read The Classics

There are a handful of books about reading books, such as Mortimer Adler’s How To Read A Book, Harold Bloom’s How To Read And Why, and probably my favorite in the genre The Pleasures of Reading in An Age of Distraction by Alan Jacobs, that have really helped readers become better readers. 388 more words

Classical Education