Category Archives: Christianity

A Belated Meditation

When you’re telling the greatest story ever told, there’s a lot of pressure to tell it well.  You must be accurate in your telling, faithful to history, but you must be creative as well, making the story new in some … Continue reading

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‘Behold, thou art fair, my love’

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The Giver, Commander, and Doer of All Things Good

“God is great, God is good. And we thank Him for our food. By His goodness, we all are fed. Give us, Lord, our daily bread.” When I was a child, I used to recite this little prayer before meals.  … Continue reading

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Wretch Turned Treasure: or, Miserable no more

This past weekend, I watched the 1998 film Les Miserables for the umpteenth time.  It’s a historical drama set in early 19th-century France and based on the novel by Victor Hugo.  Yes, it definitely has elements of melodrama (its efforts … Continue reading

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