HOUSTON, TX -- Local mom of seven and resident expert on essential oils and homeopathic remedies, Purity Grasse, was baffled by 7 year old son, Ledum's illness last week. "We only eat organic, non-GMO foods: gluten-free grains, free-range chicken and eggs, and grassfed beef." Purity said. "I regularly diffuse Thieves essential oil blend throughout the … Continue reading Essential Oils Mom Baffled How Child Got Sick
The Greek pronoun is plural: Do you not know that y'all are God's temple and that God's spirit dwells in y'all?
Loki could be me. Loki could be you. We want him to be redeemed because we see a reflection of ourselves in him.
"I know a man in Hell now." That's what the Preacher should have said if he were honest. But no one wanted an honest preacher today. Instead he talked of the good parts of the man's life, how generous, and kind and caring he was, and what a shame it was he died young--all the … Continue reading The Soul You Loved
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
I read the following original short story last month in a writing group I attend and thought it would be a good time to highlight it here on the blog. Like "A (Stereo)typical Interviews with Three Millenarians," it is a satirical piece that gave me a new angle with which to address theological arguments and … Continue reading I Left Heaven For This??
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
Awhile back, I was introduced to the talents of Eric Whitacre and his evocative song "When David Heard", by my composer-friend, Zachary Horner (if you get the chance, be sure to check out his Sound Cloud account for samples of his own amazing work), and continue to be fascinated by the song's depth and intensity … Continue reading Two Weeping Kings
When you think about it, death is never more than one false step away. One run red-light. One moment of distraction while driving on the highway. One minute a child is left unattended. One tree that fell the wrong way. One plane ride that fails to reach its destination. One stray bullet in the bunker. One … Continue reading Whale-Lines, Foolish Elves, and the Faith of Laughter
#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)