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Ultimate Joy in Blindness: Gloucester’s Christian Testimony in King Lear (+ Extras)

Hi everyone! The following piece is a paper I wrote for a literature class at my dream college, where I'll be a freshman this coming fall. Read through till the end to find more extras to help you smile during quarantine! Far more irony than appears on the first read of Shakespeare’s King Lear lies… Continue reading Ultimate Joy in Blindness: Gloucester’s Christian Testimony in King Lear (+ Extras)

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Guest Post: A Study of Holocaust Literature

Hi everyone! I just noticed that today's guest post is the perfect follow-up to my previous article about cultivating a love of literature in your children during quarantine! Earlier this week, my younger sister wrote a compare/contrast essay about two masterworks of Holocaust literature: The Hiding Place by Corrie Ten Boom and Maus by Art Spiegelman. She is an… Continue reading Guest Post: A Study of Holocaust Literature

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The Storms of King Lear and Paradise Lost

Hello, everyone! I'm sorry I have not posted in a while. I'm working on something grand, lovely, and different, but it needs some more time till I release the first portion on the Internet. In the meantime, here's a pensive little snippet from my other writing, musing on the storms of Shakespeare's King Lear and Milton's Paradise Lost.… Continue reading The Storms of King Lear and Paradise Lost

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Through His Eyes: A Teen Sister’s Point of View on Autism

Hi everyone! Today's post will be a bit different from usual. It's an article I submitted months ago to a popular autism awareness organization, only never accepted. I do believe, however, its message must be shared, so the passion and morals of this story outweighs my typical adherence to theology, literature, and poetry. Let it sink… Continue reading Through His Eyes: A Teen Sister’s Point of View on Autism

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Escaping the Snare of Christian Intellectualism

"I have found that nothing is more dangerous to one’s own faith than the work of an apologist." ~C.S. Lewis, "Christian Apologetics" When I first read this statement, I thought C.S. Lewis as almost completely oblivious to the role of reason in the Christian faith. I love the methodology of a good logical argument, the… Continue reading Escaping the Snare of Christian Intellectualism

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The Myth of the “Efficient” Christian Life

One of the biggest temptations for modern-day American Christians is to make their practices of Christianity more "efficient." As a twenty-first century Christ-follower, I can provide personal evidence for this hypothesis. It's hard enough to pick up the Bible, harder still to start reading it, and much harder still to read it for a significant… Continue reading The Myth of the “Efficient” Christian Life