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.”
God calls me to trust Him and lately I’ve been struggling to. #thestruggleisreal! But we sang this hymn at evening service tonight and the words have made my soul feel like this: Beloveds, let us “be still and wait his pleasure.” IF THOU BUT SUFFER GOD TO GUIDE THEE If you but trust in God … More Hymn Love- If Thou But Suffer God To Guide Thee!
I agree, “apparently” is a great word. And apparently, this kid is a cutie.
“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
If so, then head on over to my new and improved, revamped, spiffy, detailed, goofy, and looong “About Me” page! I have to thank my sister, Lauren, for being the inspiration. Check out her most helpful post called “How To Revamp Your About Me Page.” Ever since she wrote it almost one year ago exactly, … More Want To Know More About Me?
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
Scottish accent + Sinclair Ferguson + Scripture + Christ= delightful http://www.sermonaudio.com/playpopup.asp?SID=1031102355243
“He chose our inheritance for us” — Psalm 47:4 Believer, if your inheritance be a lowly one you should be satisfied with your earthly portion; for you may rest assured that it is the fittest for you. Unerring wisdom ordained your lot, and selected for you the safest and best condition… …Remember this, had any … More Down busy self, and proud impatience
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