It turns out that Charles Dickens wrote more than A Christmas Carol, Great Expectations, A Tale of Two Cities, and Oliver Twist. (For a discussion of Christian themes in A Tale of Two Cities, see “A Tale of Two Resurrections” by Paul Krause.) When Advent appears on my wall calendar, …continue reading

We missed a Sunday book excerpt, so today we will feature a snippet from two authors, each about butterflies — because today happens to be another cool rainy day in Southern California — winter here could pass for spring in harsher climates. The first excerpt is a poem by Robert …continue reading