Revisionism and Reductionism

This is the second post in a five-part series on Aesop's Fables. You can read this post independently from the others or you can also read the introduction here for more background on the history and use of Aesop's Fables. THE MAN AND THE LION A Man and a Lion once argued together as to … Continue reading Revisionism and Reductionism

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Reviewer’s Digest //Non-Fiction

A Grief Observed by C. S. Lewis 
Read October 28th

 (Afterward by Chad Walsh read on the 29th) 4 Stars I was pleased with myself for finishing the entire book in one sitting--but then again, I couldn't very well go to bed in the middle anyway. It frightened me to see the questions, the doubts, the … Continue reading Reviewer’s Digest //Non-Fiction

Gratitude and Ann Voskamp

With the holidays rolling around again, especially Thanksgiving, the topic of gratitude is a hot topic. My Facebook feed is already flooded by posts and book recommendations on gratitude. One book in particular took the market by storm three years ago and its author has continued to hold a steady and devout following ever since. … Continue reading Gratitude and Ann Voskamp

When Liberty Was More Than Just a Word

"It was a day when liberty was more than just a word." -pg. 112, Sam Houston's Republic, Tagawa http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1619967790/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_il_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=1619967790&linkCode=as2&tag=livinheassha-20&linkId=AH24DA4BJJMYZA76 As a native Texan, Texas history has always interested me. Perhaps I'm just biased, but even you non-Texans have got to admit that Texas has a unique and thrilling history, that has captured the hearts and … Continue reading When Liberty Was More Than Just a Word

A Balanced Look at “One Thousand Gifts”

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0310321913/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_il_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0310321913&linkCode=as2&tag=livinheassha-20 Even after over two years, I still don't know how to rate this book. There were things I loved about the book and there were things that really disturbed me about the book. Even the writing style has a love/hate relationship with me. Her quasi-poetic style is unique, fresh, contemplative and often leaves you … Continue reading A Balanced Look at “One Thousand Gifts”

The Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert by Rosaria Butterfield

A teaser review (minimal spoilers) ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ If someone could have told Rosaria Champagne: successful English Professor, vocal gay-advocate, feminist and religious scoffer that in a decade and a half she'd be the wife of a Reformed Presbyterian Pastor and homeschool mom of four cross-ethnic children she would have been the first skeptic of this incredible … Continue reading The Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert by Rosaria Butterfield