Why Fiction

“I am the product of endless books.” -CS Lewis What is the value of fictional works in a world with some much reality to deal with? I find it an odd thing how often my love of fictional works is challenged by people. The number of times I’ve been told that novels and stories are … More Why Fiction

Washington and Praising God

Remember when Washington couldn’t help but praise God’s hand in the creation of the United States??? All the testimonies of how God had been with them during the Revolution “forced themselves too strongly on [Washington’s] mind to be suppressed.” I’m celebrating that God is still the “Almighty Being”, “Great Author” and “Invisible Hand” to this … More Washington and Praising God

Dear Suzanne Collins/Dear Young Adult Novels  –  Truth About Unlikely Heroes and Epic Conflicts

I believe there is good, pure good, in the world, and it is worth fighting for. I believe you don’t have to stoop to evil’s level to defeat it. Your honor is not determined by that of your enemy. I believe the war and pain we see in the world right now is not our … More Dear Suzanne Collins/Dear Young Adult Novels  –  Truth About Unlikely Heroes and Epic Conflicts

Written Words

I’m a quotes person. I love words and sentences. I love when an author writes the perfect sentence or paragraph.  Written word motivates me, so I’ve got a little collection of quotes that are always up on the sticky notes app on my computer. I’ve put the words before my eyes so I never forget. … More Written Words

The Bishop

“The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved: loved for ourselves – say rather, loved in spite of ourselves. . . No, light is not lost where love enters. And what love! A love wholly founded in purity. There is no blindness where there is certainty.”  – Les Miserables The Bishop … More The Bishop

I’m so GLAD i live in a world where there are Octobers! -Anne Shirley

Fall.. It’s my favorite season. A dear friend asked me why last year. When i tried to explain, i realized that i associate all my favorite things with Fall, even if they aren’t truly Autumn-related. Fall weather, the cool breezes and winds that make the warm sun all the more delicious, the sharp blue of … More I’m so GLAD i live in a world where there are Octobers! -Anne Shirley