In Ishmael (which I briefly reviewed here), Daniel Quinn tells a story that keeps returning to my thoughts. I will retell it to you here in the way that I retell it to myself, though I cannot guarantee that my memory of it will have entirely very much in common with Quinn's original story. … [Read More...]
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KIDS // PARENTING // SABBATH IX. Kids' Books The Peculiar Miss Pickett, Nancy R. Julian. 1972, 91 pages *** Miss Pickerell Goes to Mars, Ellen MacGregor. 1951, 94 pages *** Chronicles of Narnia, C. S. Lewis. ***** This summer my boys were 7, 5, and 2. As soon as … [Read More...]
ART // JOURNALS // FICTION // OTHER V. On Art and being an Artist The War of Art, Steven Pressfield, 2002, 165 pages *** Beate Not the Poore Desk, Walter Wangerin, Jr. 2016, 141 pages *** The Artist’s Way, Julia Cameron. 1992, 217 pages ***** Julia invites one into … [Read More...]
SPIRITUAL FORMATION // NEW AUTHOR // EUGENE // ENNEAGRAM Happy year’s end! It is time for my annual book reviews posts. This year I read a lot, at least for my still-have-young-kids-who-interrupt-me-practically-every-forty-seven-seconds self. So, I’ll give you my full list and give … [Read More...]
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I love beautiful things. I mean, don’t we all? Christmastime seems to me to be a time especially for beautiful things, and so I love Christmastime. When outdoors everything is just a bit deader, a bit darker, a bit less warm (at least in my hemisphere), we do our best to make up for it on the … [Read More...]