The March Book Talk Where Smart People Read While We Wait for Spring

"From the best bliss that earth imparts, we turn unfilled to thee again."

I am working my way through a hymnal at the rate of one per day, reading the lyrics, trying to hear them over the roar of familiarity that dulls all meaning. I'm making note of the most vivid words in my journal, and am continually astonished at the treasures I am uncovering: "From the best… Continue reading The March Book Talk Where Smart People Read While We Wait for Spring

The Apostles’ Creed for the 21st Century

In the every day of my walking-around life, heart and mind collaborate.  Putting a note in my patient husband's lunch communicates love, but, in my case, it is likely to be motivated by knowledge:  he's having a rough week; he did something terrific that I want to thank him for; the day ahead holds special… Continue reading The Apostles’ Creed for the 21st Century

The Edges of His Ways

Not a Chance -- God, Science, and the Revolt against Reason by R.C. Sproul and Keith Mathison:  A Book Review R.C. Sproul has not written a small-minded, fear-mongering diatribe against science.  His purpose in Not a Chance is to point out the precipitous slide into fiction that occurs when the brilliant minds that discover and… Continue reading The Edges of His Ways