Aesop’s Fables

Being a fan of fairytales and folklore, I couldn’t justify passing up an opportunity to read the classic, Aesop’s Fables. I was surprised at how much I enjoyed the whole book. Like Grimm’s Fairytales some of the stories were not as catchy as others, but I took the liberty to point out a few fun fables for youContinue reading “Aesop’s Fables”

Cult #1: Jehovah’s Witness

The official name for Jehovah’s Witness is, The Watchtower Bible and Tract Society. They produce two magazines within their circuit: “Awake” and “The Watchtower.” Their Bible version: The New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures (NWT). Everyone who disagrees with Jehovah Witness’s – especially Christians – are not only wrong but are moral enemies andContinue reading “Cult #1: Jehovah’s Witness”

The Devil in the White City

History and fiction buffs unite! Though this book is purely historical, it is written like a novel. Who would have known that reading about the architecture of the extinct Chicago World Fair would be such a page-turner? Larson does a magnificent job at connecting many pieces of history to this one brief moment in time,Continue reading “The Devil in the White City”

When Reconciliation is Not Sought

You may be in a position where you hate someone right now. Whether it be a trivial feud that escalated, or a situation where someone stabbed you in the back and you can’t seem to find a way to forgive and move on. Let’s all learn what anger can lead to from the best teacherContinue reading “When Reconciliation is Not Sought”

The Weight of Glory

C.S. Lewis has long been revered as one of the leading Christian thinkers of the 20th century. His simple ideas have caused us to ponder deeper truths, his bluntness over matters of the human heart have caused us to blush and sheepishly admit wrongs we wouldn’t have otherwise, and his analogies have given us justContinue reading “The Weight of Glory”

Christ the Word

The following is taken from The Valley of Vision: A Collection of Puritan Prayers and Devotions by Arthur Bennett. My Father, In a world of created changeable things, Christ and his Word alone remain unshaken. O to forsake all creatures, to rest as a stone on him the foundation, to abide in him, be borne up byContinue reading “Christ the Word”

God Honoured

The following is taken from The Valley of Vision: A Collection of Puritan Prayers and Devotions by Arthur Bennett. O God, Praise waiteth for thee, and to render it is my noblest exercise; This is thy due from all thy creatures, for all thy works display thy attributes and fulfil thy designs; morning light, evening shade areContinue reading “God Honoured”