Poetry: Homer – The Odyssey

"...he wept as he held the wife he loved, the soul of loyalty, in his arms at last."

Review: The Angels’ Portion Vol II

Image from Barnes and Noble. Author: Rev. Christopher Thoma Publisher: Angels' Portion Books I find it somewhat amusing that I am writing this review, just as I find it amusing that I have now read two of these books. Why is that? I rarely drank alcohol when I was able to, and even then, I …

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Poetry: Beowulf

“Do you want me to read it?” Before me sat half a dozen middle schoolers, watching with that wide-eyed curiosity and amazement that I know will be hidden in only a few short years. They watched and giggled and nodded their heads, some of them even cheering me on. They had already heard me read …

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Christ and Culture: Heaven On Earth and a Little Bit of Faith in Raya (Part 2)

In the last installment, we talked about the utopian aspects of Raya and the Last Dragon and how true unity and peace can only be found in Christ. Here we will talk about the deeper religious aspects of this film and what that implies about our own culture. Though our culture tries to escape it, …

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Christ and Culture: Heaven On Earth and a Little Bit of Faith in Raya (Part 1)

As I am a mom, I happen to watch a lot of movies nowadays. Some I enjoy more than others, but I watch a lot of them regardless. I’ve noticed that there are a few in particular that my daughter loves. At the time of my writing this, my daughter had been sick for about …

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