Of Digressions and Self-Discipline

I'm one of those rare few who would actually read Moby Dick again. Few people have read the 900 page book. And of the few who have, most seem to bemoan being forced to read it in literature class. The issue isn't length. The Count of Monte Cristo is 1,400 pages long yet it felt … Continue reading Of Digressions and Self-Discipline

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Songs of Asaph: World Traveler (Andrew Peterson)

#9. WORLD TRAVELER Andrew Peterson The greatest adventures are not out there but here at home, in the unexplored lands of human souls. http://youtu.be/187ck8_dwTE Read the Lyrics here: I grew up in a little town A southern mix of lost and found Where most folks seem to stick around But I could hear the highway … Continue reading Songs of Asaph: World Traveler (Andrew Peterson)

Rapunzel and Mark Antony Get Tangled

When I first heard that Disney was bringing my favorite princess to the silver screen I was excited. Rapunzel was always one of my favorite fairy tales. As a little girl, I dreamed of having floor-length hair like hers by the time I was 20. But as I reach behind my back and feel the … Continue reading Rapunzel and Mark Antony Get Tangled

Songs of Asaph: Little Boy Heart Alive (Andrew Peterson)

#8. LITTLE BOY HEART ALIVE Andrew Peterson This song beautiful captures the adventure-hungry, imaginative delight of childhood, these desires stemming from a call to be swept up in something greater than our own stories, by a love "so good but [that] is not tame". Can you capture all the fantasy literature references? Miss my introduction … Continue reading Songs of Asaph: Little Boy Heart Alive (Andrew Peterson)

Everything a Christian Movie Ought To Be

OctoberBaby ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ There are not many Christian films that I find worth a second watching--much less a third. But this one does. As Gianna Jessen, the inspiration for the film said, "I laughed so hard and cried so hard, and healed." OctoberBaby is a celebration of life, of love, of adoption, of forgiveness, delivering it's … Continue reading Everything a Christian Movie Ought To Be

Songs of Asaph: The Havens Grey (Andrew Peterson)

#7. THE HAVENS GREY This song is for you Lord of the Rings fans, complete with a beautiful music video with footage from the film. Miss my introduction to my "Sons/Songs of Asaph" series? Catch up here. Miss my introduction to Andrew Peterson? Read it here. http://youtu.be/1EKdZmSDGfg (Lyrics) There is no road to bear me … Continue reading Songs of Asaph: The Havens Grey (Andrew Peterson)

Writing Blog Tour

This blog has only just passed its two month anniversary and already I have the privilege of participating in a Writing Blog tour--wow, thank you so much Raelea Hiller for the introduction and jump start! I am super excited about this. Raelea and I met through the Texas Area Association of Reformed Baptist Churches and … Continue reading Writing Blog Tour