Roadsigns

C.S. Lewis’s definition of “joy” is incredibly specific.  For Lewis, “joy” is that feeling of fantastic wonderment, akin to the Romantic notion of the sublime.  Lewis chased it for most of his adolescent life, only able to articulate it...

Gone Fishing

This is a picture of me and my mother when I was a child.  My mother tied a hook to some twine and being born a true fisherman, I passed the time joyfully trying to catch what I thought were fish (they were tadpoles).  I had no bait; I had no strategy, and I got no...

The Psalter

Search me, O God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts. See if there is any offensive way in me, and lead me in the way...

Trust

I don’t have a whole lot of it. Today, in an effort to get out of the office for a couple minutes while the weather was incredible (and to mull over some personal issues), I decided that I was going out to take a walk.  After about 5 minutes of saying...