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Costumes and Character

With Halloween just past, you may think I’m commenting on the usual dust-up about which costumes are acceptable in this PC age, but that’s not what is on my  mind. I’ve been revisiting C.S. Lewis’s Screwtape Letters, that Christian classic … Continue reading

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Masks, Costumes and Character

I’ve been revisiting C.S. Lewis’s Screwtape Letters, that Christian classic written from the perspective of one of Satan’s minions (not the cute kind!), and came across this line, “All mortals tend to turn into the thing they are pretending to … Continue reading

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In Praise of Pomp and Circumstance

Years ago, when the trend began for churches to remove such perceived barriers to outreach as pulpits, pews, hymnals, organ music and traditional rituals, it was explained that these “churchy” elements were off-putting to those not raised in the church. … Continue reading

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Are you illiterate?

One of my “New Year’s Resolutions” this year is to feed my mind and spirit by making time for reading or re-reading some worthwhile books. I don’t have a set list, but am letting the Spirit guide me. For instance, while reading … Continue reading

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Everything Old Is New Again

While searching for an inexpensive ebook  for my Kindle, I stumbled across the Collected Works of George MacDonald.  The price was right and I downloaded it right away. Writing in the late 1800’s, George MacDonald, a Scottish author, poet, and … Continue reading

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