Category Archives: God

Transitions

From the beginning, I’ve intended this blog to be a resource and connecting point for Christians who love fantasy, not a personal life record. Yet in the past few months, I’ve ended up sharing several things going on in my … Continue reading

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The Enduring Legacy of C.S. Lewis:
A Life of Integrity

Two years ago, the C.S. Lewis foundation began the process of creating a college under his name, one that would reflect his pursuit of Christianity within the academic realm. They want to hold a high intellectual standard, while encouraging discussion … Continue reading

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The Road Less Traveled:
A Character Journey

The Road Less Traveled By Robert Frost Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it … Continue reading

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Imagination and the Infinite Story

“We are all limited to five senses (that we know of), and we must live in and interact with this world, with art and language that is much too big for us. But we also have imaginations and a creative … Continue reading

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Waiting for Dawn

On July 8th, my two younger sisters and my sister-in-law (as close as a sister to me) were in a severe car accident. Even as I write this, my sister-in-law remains at the hospital in a coma, and the doctors … Continue reading

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Guest Post at Christian Fantasy for Women: Fruit of the Forbidden Tree

Maria Tatham, a fellow writer of Christian fantasy and a blogger over at Christian Fantasy for Women graciously invited me to write a guest post for her blog. Here’s an excerpt from the post: The concept of forbidden fruit is … Continue reading

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On Being a Hero

Even the seemingly small and insignificant may have souls of great courage. Don’t we cheer all the more for a character who determines to do the right thing and holds to that course, even when it seems unlikely to bring … Continue reading

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Good Will Always Win

Story reminds the soul of truth, and a particular scene from Once Upon a Time runs parallel to something God has emphasized to me over the last few days. In this scene (part of the pilot episode), Snow White faces … Continue reading

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The Impact of a Name

A recent New York Times article highlighted a loosely collaborative project between the grandson of Tolkien and the great-great-grandson of Dickens.The project consists of two YA fantasy novels by Michael Tolkien that will be narrated in audiobook by Gerald Dickens. … Continue reading

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Books that Cast Vision

If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work, and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea. Antoine de Saint Exupery Vision begets action, and … Continue reading

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