Hey friends, I'm shutting down till the twelve days of Christmas are over. I hope you somehow, someway can survive. :) Happy Christmas to you all! … [Read more...] about Happy Christmas!
Photo by Valerie Finnis HT: Matt Crutchmer … [Read more...] about Tolkien Looking at Plants
Some great words. Not perfect, of course...wait a second. via Sally Lloyd-Jones … [Read more...] about Perfection vs. Done
More dragons on the earth? This legend has intrigued me for years. It has many elements I love, including an African setting. --Sam From the BBC... In the 1980s, Dr Mackal led two expedition teams to the vast Likouala swamp and rainforest area of the Congo which is inhabited by pygmies, on the hunt for this mystery creature - Africa's version of Scotland's Loch Ness Monster. The … [Read more...] about Here (Also) There Be…
Here in West Virginia, we are mourning the loss of former coach Bill Stewart, a native son who loved his home. He died Tuesday of a heart attack at the age of 59. He leaves behind a wife he regularly and affectionately referred to as, "My Bride," and a son who is a junior in high school. He left no doubt that he loved his family, his state, and was universally praised as the friendliest coach … [Read more...] about “Don’t leave your wingman! Don’t ever, ever, ever bail out on your brother…Leave no doubt!”
During World War II my Papaw picked up a Jerome K. Jerome book in England called Idle Thought of an Idle Fellow. In my teen years, he shared it with me, saying it was the funniest thing he'd ever read. I read it, confirming my ancest-editorial position. Jerome K. Jerome was indeed a brilliant English humorist. JK is the original LOLer. My Papaw searched in vain in those days to find anything … [Read more...] about Humorist Jerome K. Jerome Worth A Read
My son plays happily. He flits easily between two worlds, the world that is and the world he imagines. His conversation assumes the extraordinary. His play is an adventure in make believe. How like faith. Perhaps nothing is more like faith than play. This “admission” would no doubt make Christians raised in an era of apologetic zeal begin to sweat. It may also delight anti-theist scolds, those … [Read more...] about Make Believe Makes Believers