Songs of Asaph: In the Night (Andrew Peterson)

IN THE NIGHT by Andrew Peterson A lovely, folksy wrestling with hope in the midst of darkness and fear. Miss my introduction to my "Sons/Songs of Asaph" series? Catch up here. Miss my introduction to Andrew Peterson? Read it here. Lyrics: I am weary with the pain of Jacob's wrestling In the darkness with the … Continue reading Songs of Asaph: In the Night (Andrew Peterson)

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A Look at The Cooper Kids Adventure Series

Adventure and discovery is the only heartbeat Jay and Lila have known. Ever since they could remember, their dad, Dr. Jake Cooper, has taken his children along on his archeological excavations which somehow always turn out to be Indiana Jones-like adventures complete with sinking islands, "ghosts" from another era, a mysterious disease that turns it's … Continue reading A Look at The Cooper Kids Adventure Series

Sons of Asaph: Andrew Peterson

Between his novels and his songs, Andrew Peterson has fast-won a place in my heart. Some of you know Andrew Peterson as the creator of the Wingfeather Sagas, some of you know him by his concerts and albums, some of you know him by both and some of you are about to meet him for … Continue reading Sons of Asaph: Andrew Peterson

Courageous VS. The Incredibles

(Contains spoilers for both films) Confession: I am not a fan of Courageous. But before you strip me of my Christian-homeschooler-Southern Baptist-Pastor's Kid-FIC badge of honor, allow me to explain. I understand what the filmmakers were trying to do. I commend their desire to call men to embrace their duties in the home. The opening … Continue reading Courageous VS. The Incredibles

Sons of Asaph

The Sons of Asaph were gifted musicians and singers, carrying on the appointment of their ancestor Asaph, author of some of the Psalms, to "raise sounds of joy". The Sons of Asaph were involved in many key events throughout Old Testament history. They sang at the recapture of the ark of the covenant under King … Continue reading Sons of Asaph

Loving the Unlovable (a closer look at Disney’s “Frozen”)

THE SNOW QUEEN (The inspiration for Disney's hit film, "Frozen" and perhaps C. S. Lewis' book "The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe" as well) How does Frozen compare with the original fairy tale by Hans Christian Anderson? Story: The Snow-Queen is a story of a young girl, Gerda, who sets off on an arduous … Continue reading Loving the Unlovable (a closer look at Disney’s “Frozen”)

Seeing the Horrors of WW2 Through a Child’s Eyes

I AM DAVID By Anne Holm ⭐️⭐️⭐️1/2 http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0152051600/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_il_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0152051600&linkCode=as2&tag=livinheassha-20 This book moved VERY slow and the plot and character development was simplistic, yet there remains in this story a spark of something that is difficult to describe and likely will not resonate with all readers, compelling me to give this book a higher rating than I … Continue reading Seeing the Horrors of WW2 Through a Child’s Eyes