This week I had the bittersweet pleasure of finishing a wonderful book. I’d read it slowly, savoring it in morsels, and it has taken up space on my bedside table for many moons. But I was near the end, and, having had a rather bad day, gave in to the guilty delight of finishing it... Continue Reading →
We Have Lost More Than We Never Imagined
Imagine a child who has never lain back in the grass just to feel thin leaves whisper against his earlobe, never watched cloudplay to find a story told for him alone, never learned to hear the separate song of robin, sparrow, chickadee. How can he hear the separate song of loneliness, sung by the owl-eyed... Continue Reading →
Stretching my brain a few pages a day.
Ahhh... books. Summer's here, and for a lot of people, that means a stack of paperbacks and a beach towel. As always, I used my summer birthday to get a small pile of wanna-read, need-to-read, and gotta-read titles; the only problem is deciding what to tackle first! Tim Challies' blog has a fantastic 2016 reading challenge... Continue Reading →