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G.K. Chesterton: Don’t Lose Your Head in the Absolute Thrill of Orthodoxy

“People have fallen into a foolish habit of speaking of orthodoxy as something heavy, humdrum, and safe. There never was anything so perilous or so exciting as orthodoxy. It was sanity: and to be sane is more dramatic than to be mad. It was the equilibrium of a man behind madly rushing horses, seeming to…

S. D. Smith on Dangerous & Intense Stories for Kids
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S. D. Smith on Dangerous & Intense Stories for Kids

I’m a parent. Our family is intentional about the sort of media we read and watch (the kids and us), and we take that responsibility very seriously. But like so many other areas of discernment, there are ditches on both sides of the road. Many of us, overcorrecting for the (very real) toxicity and vulgarity…

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Announcing The Green Ember Book II: The Sequel Has A Name And Cover
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Announcing The Green Ember Book II: The Sequel Has A Name And Cover

Note: I usually don’t post my newsletters in their entirety, but I’m making an exception this month because reasons. Reasons like the new title and cover announcement!   Hello and How Are You? I’m fine. I’m fine as a frog hare, which is a rare breed of rabbit from the inky marshes of Toadopolis. Frog…

An Ogre’s Castle and My Own Cottage
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An Ogre’s Castle and My Own Cottage

I’m writing this in the Forge. A bluejay is bouncing outside my window in front of an ambling caravan of deer. Squirrels range through the trees behind and the leaf-strewn trampoline sits there pouting, waiting for children to liven up its otherwise sedentary life. I have so much to be grateful for. God has been…