"She finds the ancient scroll and raises it up triumphantly for the others to see. Alas! they cannot understand a word from it, because it's written in a tongue long forgotten. But wait! They know of a wizened old man who has studied the language of the ancient scroll. They quickly take it to him … Continue reading I Will In No Wise Cast Out: Book Review of “Gentle and Lowly”
Have you heard any speeches recently? Ones that have sent your spirits soaring, and left you with goosebumps? I was listening to a couple of them recently which left me in awe. One is the Gettysburg Address by Abraham Lincoln (1863) and the other is the "I Have a Dream" speech by Martin Luther King … Continue reading The Magnificent Power of Words
I finished reading three books last week. You might have read one or ten or none at all, which is okay. The point I want to make is not to hype up reading as some sort of virtue, but to get behind the why. Why do I read? The answers I usually come up with … Continue reading Why Do I Read?