Advice on Taking Advice

Advice on Taking Advice

You should do this. You should do that. I can’t believe you eat that. If you’d just do this, you wouldn’t have that problem. Do what I do and then you, too, can be perfect. Maybe they don’t use those exact words, but that’s the feeling you get.   We’re all bombarded by advice and…

The Interrupted Life

The Interrupted Life

The great thing, if one can, is to stop regarding all the unpleasant things as interruptions of one’s “own,” or “real” life. The truth is of course that what one calls the interruptions are precisely one’s real life – the life God is sending one day by day. ~ C.S. Lewis This quote is so…

On World War II and My Life

On World War II and My Life

We’re studying World War II at our house. So far we’ve read aloud some really good books: The Winged Watchman by Hilda van Stockum The Silver Sword by Ian Serraillier (later editions renamed Escape From Warsaw) The House of Sixty Fathers by Meindert DeJong Next on the list is the young adult version of Unbroken by…