Daily Archives: February 26, 2015

The Context Of Encouragement

Often, whether we are trying to give or receive encouragement, the efforts are often spectacularly unsuccessful. That which was meant to console or cheer up someone only ends up infuriating them, because it comes off as teasing or attacking. Yet … Continue reading

Posted in Christianity, Musings | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Book Review: The Devil’s Novice

The Devil’s Novice, by Ellis Peters The titular character in this eighth novel of the Brother Cadfael series [1] is a young man who has been taken in as a novice in order to escape a charge for murder that … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews, Christianity, History, Love & Marriage | Tagged , , , , | 10 Comments

Keep Up Your Heart

Today, as I was reading a book [1], I was struck by the following quote, as it related to a young man with tormented sleep who saw no escape from the horrors his eyes had seen: ‚ÄúDespair is deadly sin, … Continue reading

Posted in Christianity, History, Love & Marriage, Musings | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments