Tag: faith

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Charis in the World of Wonders

“. . . ever since that day in Falmouth, I could only find that God gave us the natural liberty to err or do well but did not play with us like dolls and carved toys. Why some faithful prayers are answered and others not was a mystery. Nor could I...

Journey into a Love Beyond Beauty

“Late have I loved you, O Beauty ever ancient, ever new, late have I loved you! You were within me, but I was outside, and it was there that I searched for you. In my unloveliness I plunged into the lovely things which you created. You were with me...

But Then We Shall See Face to Face: Faith in Ready Player One

Faith in Ready Player One? 

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline is a fun romp through 80s nostalgia and a quest story for lovers of video games, pop music and movies. I’ve read it twice and seen the movie version too— I liked the book better than the...

Sigrid Undset on Misunderstanding the Middle Ages

“People of the nineteenth century showed in fact a quite extraordinary degree of incapacity when they tried to understand the men and women of the Middle Ages, even when they went about it with the best of wills. I had almost said that in this...

a certain slant of light

A Certain Slant of Light

There’s a certain Slant of light, Winter Afternoons – That oppresses, like the Heft Of Cathedral Tunes – Heavenly Hurt, it gives us – We can find no scar, But internal difference – Where the Meanings, are – None may teach it – Any – ‘Tis...