The Controversy of Christian Art

Converge Magazine, a Vancouver-based Christian magazine, currently has a series about Christian art. I find this fascinating as it brings up numerous questions - about art, about faith, and about myself. I'm a writer. I'm a Christian. When I tell people I'm a writer they often ask what I write about. If I say that… Continue reading The Controversy of Christian Art

A Life Anniversary

In my explorations yesterday I followed a little walking path that pops up randomly along Beach Avenue. The sign next to it says No Beach Access, which left me wondering where it could possibly go. (It seems around here, sooner or later, you always end up at the beach.) But the path went here: A… Continue reading A Life Anniversary

It Didn’t Belong to Me in the First Place

"We have the idea that we can dedicate our gifts to God. However, you cannot dedicate what is not yours. There is actually only one thing you can dedicate to God, and that is your right to yourself." Oswald Chambers, taken from My Utmost for His Highest, which is an awesome daily devotional book. And… Continue reading It Didn’t Belong to Me in the First Place

Book Review – Real Marriage by Mark & Grace Driscoll

"Our goal cannot be to fix our husbands or even to save our marriages, but rather to glorify God by submitting to our husbands, trusting that His commands are those of a loving Father who not only wants our lives to work but to be ones of worship." The above quote, from Real Marriage by… Continue reading Book Review – Real Marriage by Mark & Grace Driscoll

Book Review – The Meaning of Marriage by Timothy & Kathy Keller

I’ve read a handful of marriage books over the last two years. I’ve shared here that I’ve lately been listening to Mark Driscoll’s Real Marriage series. It isn’t so much that I feel like my marriage needs a lot of help but more that I’m new to this and it’s a big endeavour and I… Continue reading Book Review – The Meaning of Marriage by Timothy & Kathy Keller