Dostoyevsky’s Demons

I am a huge fan of Dostoyevsky's two great novels - The Brothers Karamazov and Crime and Punishment.  Though it is always tempting to reread such books, I decided it was time to move on to some of Dostoyevsky's lesser-known work.  It seems his "tier-two" works are Demons (also known as The Possessed) and The … Continue reading Dostoyevsky’s Demons

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How My Daughter’s Fall On Her Head Made Me Think About the Gun Debate

On Sunday Junia was playing in the yard.  Emily was right there with her, keeping an eye on her, playing with her.  Nevertheless, Junia tripped when she was running and fell onto a rock.  She had to go to the emergency room to get the large cut on her head (any cut on your two … Continue reading How My Daughter’s Fall On Her Head Made Me Think About the Gun Debate

Persecuted Christians and Other Things That Sadden Me (Recent Reads)

A Few Things I've Read Recently... Pray for our Christians brothers and sisters in Iraq, and the Middle East: Irag's Imperiled Christians. Over the years I've learned a lot about human trafficking and I volunteer with a local group that is working against it here in my hometown.  On that note, I truly appreciate what Jamie, … Continue reading Persecuted Christians and Other Things That Sadden Me (Recent Reads)