Why Is This Night Different? – A Poem

The table set for everyday- my father, leaning in; two or three gathered.   His usual shyness at supper- the rub of indignity against composure; his cane, his chair.   His voice...

Captain America

Wow. Just...wow. Captain America: The Winter Soldier had it all: action, suspense, mystery, romance, camaraderie, spies, secrets, and—most importantly—awesome superheroes. The action scenes were spectacular, but...

Rabanus Maurus and the Veni Creator

February 4th is the traditional memorial of the the erudite Frankish monk, Rabanus Maurus (+856), one of the most learned men of his age,...

Sensible Miss Austen

It’s hard to contain my pleasure or my surprise at the continuing interest in Jane Austen. The more-or-less successful adaptations of her books for...

The Ladder of Divine Ascent: A book to read during Lent

One of the great spiritual books that it is surely advisable to be read during the Lenten journey is The Ladder of Divine Ascent, written...

A Christmas Carol

Charles Dickens' novella A Christmas Carol was first published on December 19, 1843, and it has been a much beloved classic ever since. Sure,...

A Review of Colin Ian Jeffery’s ‘Sorrows and Joys’

REVIEW:  Sorrows and Joys  --- Colin Ian Jeffery ISBN: 978197459830 Paperback  £5.14  Amazon  or any good bookshop Collection of 212 poems Colin Ian Jeffery is a leading Christian...

Nebraska: A Review

Nebraska (2013) Written by Bob Nelson Directed by Alexander Payne A society which has lost its religion becomes sooner or later a society which has lost its...

CBC Exposed

CBC Exposed by Brian Lilley Freedom Press, 2012 ISBN: 978-0-98816-910-4 Softcover, pp. 185; price: $22.36 CAD My relationship with the CBC as a listener ended about a decade ago...

Glorying in Glass: A Movie Review of “Snow White and the Huntsman”

Year:  2012  Filming:  Color  Length:  127 minutes  Genre:  Drama/Adventure/Fantasy  Maturity:  PG-13 (for intense themes, scary images, and fantasy violence) Cast:  Kristen Stewart (Snow White), Chris Hemsworth (the Huntsman), Charlize Theron (Ravenna), Sam Claflin (Prince William),...