Poetry: Rossetti – In the Bleak Midwinter

In the bleak mid-winterFrosty wind made moan;Earth stood hard as iron,Water like a stone;Snow had fallen, snow on snow,Snow on snow,In the bleak mid-winterLong ago. I know very few poems by Christina Rossetti, but her winter and Christmas poems and songs have found a special place in my heart, and this one more than most. …

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Repost: Review – LadyLike

In a culture neck-deep in feminism and a church slowly embracing that culture, LadyLike was a breath of fresh air and a slap in the face. I mean this with all sincerity and thanks. Curtis and Adle, in a series of succinct essays, address seemingly every issue facing women today and approach them from a biblical point …

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When Your Calling is Home

"You are not here to get your 'Mrs.' degree." It was my first week at college and I was in a "freshman seminar" class (which was as  pointless as it was a waste of time). The professor spoke these words to her new students to make sure that they knew one thing: by the time …

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