In Defense of Fairy Tales

It is Children’s Book Week and since I already talked about books earlier in the week, I thought I’d stay on the path. My three year old loves stories of princesses and princes, almost a little more than I like. There are numerous articles encouraging parents to discourage the princess effect and princess adoration inContinue reading “In Defense of Fairy Tales”

Who Made Heaven and Earth

I lift up my eyes to the hills. From where does my help come? My help comes from the LORD, who made heaven and earth. The LORD will keep you from all evil; he will keep your life. The LORD will keep your going out and your coming in from this time forth and forevermore.Continue reading “Who Made Heaven and Earth”

An Ever Fixed Mark

I sat on a swing, holding my youngest daughter, watching the lines of trees, full of flowers, white veils, pink shrouds, coloring the world with swarms of blossoms. The green leaves are in their youngest stage, with pale green – almost yellow – canopies just covering the bare branches like a light, spring sweater.  Daffodils and forsythia,Continue reading “An Ever Fixed Mark”