Literary Wisdom

Literary Wisdom: Father Brown Mysteries, Part One

I never thought I'd willingly pick up another mystery book for the rest of my life until I met Father Brown. As a child, I loved mysteries, and would read everything from The Stolen Sapphire to Maureen the Detective to Nancy Drew. When I hit middle and high school, though, I was introduced to Doyle's Holmes and Poe's Dupin, and… Continue reading Literary Wisdom: Father Brown Mysteries, Part One

Collections · Writing

Writing Music Collection: The Best of Patrick Doyle

If you were to visit while I was blogging and ask what I was listening to, ninety percent of the time, I'd slip off my headphones and say, "Patrick Doyle." Whether inspired by Christie or Austen, Shakespeare or Shelley, Doyle's music never fails to match the gem-like quality of classic literature. Fellow blogger Emily Hayse… Continue reading Writing Music Collection: The Best of Patrick Doyle

Christianity · Satire

Conscience: How To Sell It and Why You Should

"There was a sort of stock or scrip, called Conscience, which seemed to be in great demand, and would purchase almost anything. Indeed, few rich commodities were to be obtained without paying a heavy sum in this particular stock, and a man's business was seldom very lucrative unless he knew precisely when and how to… Continue reading Conscience: How To Sell It and Why You Should

Guest Posts

3 Ways Comparison Steals Your Identity | The Rebelution

Today's the day! On March 22, 2018, Sarah Merly officially published her first guest article outside of Defy Augury—"3 Ways Comparison Steals Your Identity" for a large Christian website called The Rebelution, which is a self-described "teenage rebellion against low expectations." This has been a milestone I've longed to achieve for a while now, and I can't… Continue reading 3 Ways Comparison Steals Your Identity | The Rebelution