Reflections

Fruit in Season: Worth the Wait

By Betsy | July 12, 2018

A State of Abundance I live in beautiful Washington state, in the part of the state that grows many of the cherries and apples the …

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Fighting the Patriarchy, One Review at a Time

By Janie | July 10, 2018

Float is a fun summer read about boys being boys, but some of the reviewers had a problem with that. The protagonist of Float, by …

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Rick Riordan Presents: A Pagan State of Mind

By Janie | June 26, 2018

Three new series bearing the Rick Riordan name share an interest in pagan deities and a neo-pagan worldview. When Rick Riordan introduced his signature character, …

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Philosophy, Science, Ethics: the Need for Science Fiction

By Betsy | June 20, 2018

Are You a Sci-Fi Fan? Are you a Trekkie? A Star Wars fan? Perhaps you’ve faithfully watched Dr. Who, Stargate, or Battlestar Galactica. Or perhaps you are a …

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Summer Books for Refugees

By Betsy | June 6, 2018

One of our co-founders, Emily Whitten, has a great opportunity for you, readers, to help support a book-based ministry this summer! Read on for her …

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Becoming a Better Bibliophile

By Megan | May 24, 2018

I keep convincing myself that I would be a better person if I simply buy another book. These will make me more godly. This will …

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Transgender Confusion

By Janie | May 10, 2018

In the March 31 issue of World Magazine, reporter Emily Belz wrote at length about the slow incursion of books supporting transgenderism into school libraries …

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Little Activists Raising Little Fists

By Janie | March 23, 2018

Yesterday’s post on Leadership asked the question: “What, exactly, is leadership?”  It’s not as easy a definition as it looks, but you might not know …

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The Vanishing American Adult by Ben Sasse

By Janie | March 10, 2018

U.S. Senator Ben Sasse diagnoses a serious problem with today’s young adults and writes a prescription for restoring the American spirit. The Vanishing American Adult: …

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A Wrinkle in Time at Fifty Years

By Janie | March 9, 2018

A Wrinkle in Time was published 55 years ago and gets the full movie-treatment this month.  In this repost from 2012 Janie wonders how well …

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