The Soul You Loved

"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

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To Imitate the Strains I Love

THE REDBREAST AND THE SPARROW As a Redbreast was singing on a tree by the side of a rural cottage, a Sparrow, perched upon the thatch, took occasion thus to reprimand him: “And dost thou,” said he, “with thy dull autumnal note, presume to emulate the birds of spring? Can thy weak warblings pretend to … Continue reading To Imitate the Strains I Love

Songs of Asaph: Family Man (Andrew Peterson)

#14. Family Man Andrew Peterson "The heart of man plans his way, but the Lord establishes his steps." --Proverbs 16:9 God often blesses us with things we never wanted and then changes our hearts to never want it any other way. Miss my introduction to my "Sons/Songs of Asaph" series? Catch up here. Miss my … Continue reading Songs of Asaph: Family Man (Andrew Peterson)

Songs of Asaph: Planting Trees (Andrew Peterson)

#10. PLANTING TREES Andrew Peterson “I found it is the small everyday deeds of ordinary folk that keep the darkness at bay… small acts of kindness and love.” --Gandalf the Gray in The Hobbit Miss my introduction to my "Sons/Songs of Asaph" series? Catch up here. Miss my introduction to Andrew Peterson? Read it here. … Continue reading Songs of Asaph: Planting Trees (Andrew Peterson)

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)

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