In the Words of Satan by the Arrows

This reminds me a bit of C.S. Lewis’s tack when he wrote “The Screwtape Letters.” I love the jazzy style of music here juxtaposed with the atrociousness of Satan’s twisted plans. I’m thankful for “the God in Heaven who loves us, who yearns for us, and who gives us the freedom of forgiveness and truth.”

Let’s Be Vigorous Writers

“Vigorous writing is concise. A sentence should contain no unnecessary words, a paragraph no unnecessary sentences…This requires not that the writer make all his sentences short, or that he avoid all detail and treat his subjects only in outline, but that every word tell.” -W. Zinsser, On Writing Well: The classic guide to writing non-fiction

Teach Us

On this snow day, I’ve been struggling with knowing where to start on my long to-do list. It’s mostly filled with good things (order books for the semester, write a letter to a friend, write a blog post 😉 ), although there are some annoying tasks too (who likes doing laundry?). I want to share … More Teach Us

That Hideous Strength

Today I finished reading the third installment of C.S. Lewis’ space trilogy, That Hideous Strength. I have to admit, most of this book was quite dense (Perelandra, the second book, is my favorite). But the last little bit of this one was quite riveting, in normal epic final battle C.S. Lewis fashion! I heartily recommend … More That Hideous Strength