Recently I watched James Cameron’s Avatar for the first time. It reminded me how powerful the medium of film is when constructed well, and Avatar is sublime in its construction. The film describes a futuristic form of colonialism in which … Continue reading
Here are some camping photos from my family archives. What I love about them is the simplicity of their camping!
I have been doing a lot of writing lately, but alas, not my blog. It is report writing season and I have to assess and make comment on my students. In the Old Testament God gave a report on Josiah, … Continue reading
Footsteps idly wandering in circles is a soul without an anchor. Seeking not or knowing not, but meandering all the same. But even anchors break loose and fail to hold. Some drag on ocean floors or snag on unseen perils. … Continue reading
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Some readers have wanted me to continue with my castle fascination. Below are a few photos I have taken in different parts of Europe. To us they may be quaint and beautiful in their own way but most have a … Continue reading
When John Hus, John Wycliffe, Martin Luther, John Calvin and many others sought the reform of the church, their initial intention was not to start a new denomination. In fact, Hus and Wycliffe died in the church in which they … Continue reading
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Wales has amazing castles. Here are some found in the north west. Most of these represent Edward 1st’s attempt to subdue the unruly citizens of Wales in the C13th. The one exception is Dolwyddelan which started life as a Welsh castle … Continue reading
Recently an old friend from the Catholic tradition commented on a poem I had written about the importance of acknowledging those, from the past, who had paved the way for us. He reminded me that this goes back many generations. … Continue reading
The Dutch C19th/C20th theologian and statesman, Abraham Kuyper, is not that well known in the English speaking world, yet his works are worth knowing. His devotions are particularly inspiring. Here is another short quote from a longer devotional: “Lord Teach … Continue reading