Words to live by"There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind." -- C.S. Lewis
A definitely non-comprehensive list of books I love and may happen to be reading right now.
The Ball and the Cross, by G.K. Chesterton
Christianophobia, by Rupert Shortt
The Lord of the Rings, by J.R.R. Tolkien (it's an annual re-read!)
Orthodoxy by G.K. Chesterton, A Severe mercy by Sheldon Vanauken, Scoop by Evelyn Waugh, Crime and Punishment by Dostoevsky, Beauty by Robin McKinley, Delta Wedding by Eudora Welty, Till We Have Faces and The Great Divorce by C.S. Lewis, A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens, An Old Fashioned Girl by Louisa May Alcott, Clover by Susan Coolidge, and The Little Prince.
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At a rock quarry near Chennai, India a few years ago, a man named Gopinath and his wife spent long days breaking boulders into gravel, working desperately to pay off a “debt” to the owner of the quarry. But no matter how hard they worked, they could never earn enough back from him to pay off their debt. Continue reading
Ever since college, I’ve felt a bit guilty for reading unless everything in the house is spotless, dinner for that night is made and the next is planned, and nothing on my to-do list is calling out to me. Now … Continue reading
Look what came today! I know what I’ll be doing for the rest of the day. Beauty is one of my favorite re-reads. It’s been a few years since the last time I read it; somewhere between college and Virginia I … Continue reading
“Miss Morland, no one can think more highly of the understanding of women than I do. In my opinion, nature has given them so much that they never find it necessary to use more than half.” Continue reading