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  • Candle in the Window

    The Candle in the Window Gather the family and listen to Lamplighter Theatre’s The Candle in the Window. Our gift to you this Christmas season. Join Finnian Jones as he takes you back to WW1 and the blizzard of 1917, where his great grandfather served as a mailman to the poor folks of the Smoky […]

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  • Twaddle

    Are you reading “twaddle” to your children? In her book, For the Children’s Sake, Susan Schaeffer Macaulay helps us to understand that “twaddle” is the “useless” and “inferior” use of words “produced or written for children by adults.” She saw that it “devalued their minds” (p. 15). Macaulay further contends that children “would be depressed […]

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  • Every Fool Will Be Meddling

    Recently, a well-known speaker was canceled from speaking at an event. I am not sure of the issues surrounding the cancelation, nor do I wish to know. What is certain is that God ordains and assigns these situations for a reason, and the lessons to be learned are for those who are involved, not for the […]

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  • Bound in the Bundle of Life

    Have you ever heard the phrase, “Bound in the bundle of life?” I discovered this phrase in the Old Testament book of 1 Samuel, chapter 25. The text reads, “Yet a man is risen to pursue thee, and to seek thy soul: but the soul of my lord shall be bound in the bundle of […]

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  • Friendly Dragons ~ Part Two

    Previously, we talked about the moral imagination and stories. Today, we will look at the ‘taming of the dragon’. Throughout history and in many cultures, dragons symbolize evil, deception, and malice. In the Bible and Western culture, the dragon also represents Satan. Yet in recent times, stories like How to Train Your Dragon have transformed […]

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  • Friendly Dragons ~ Part One

    Stories form our moral imaginations. Stories like The Three Little Pigs, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, and Snow White each have a moral influence upon our lives. In fact it was the story of The Three Little Pigs that influenced me to build my house out of field stone! Michael O’Brien, in his book Friendly Dragons, Moral […]

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  • Aliteracy – Pt1

    Mark Twain once famously quipped, “The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them.”  Twain concisely describes perhaps one of the greatest endemics of our time—aliteracy.   Heralded as one of the marks of a primitive culture, illiteracy still may not be as grave a threat […]

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  • The Saber-Tooth Tiger

       ”But if you bite and devour one another, take heed that you be not consumed by one another.” Galatians 5 One of mysteries in the animal kingdom is the extinction of the saber tooth tiger. Among scientist, there is little agreement on this animal. Some don’t think it was related to the tiger […]

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