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
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
I want to do all I can to work for justice in the world. On this blog, I've written frequently about the evil of human trafficking. It is an evil I never heard about growing up. Over the past years more and more people have become aware of it, which is a good thing. Ending … Continue reading The Silence is Broken, Now What Do We Do?
The subtitle of this book is "A Guide to Answering 145 Viral Lies and Legends." Thus Russell has set quite a task for himself in claiming to provide answers to nearly 150 myths about Christianity. He does provide answers, mostly quite good ones in my opinion (of course, I am just as biased as anyone). … Continue reading Exposing Myths About Christianity – Review
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)
When we got Netflix about five years ago I was excited that I could now stream every episode of The X-Files. I had enjoyed the show when I was in high school and I began re-watching it with pleasure. It took me years, but a few days ago I finished the final episode. I learned … Continue reading The Truth is Out There – On Watching Every Episode of the X-Files