We are big Dan Zanes fans in our home. We especially love his Sea Music, but the record this song comes from, Night Time, is also pretty great. It even features a Zulu song, which warms my part-African heart. Enjoy!
Some months ago, my wife and I were reading Eleanor Estes’ charming book Rufus M. We were amazed at one story where Rufus (the youngest of the Moffats and the title character) found some money frozen in the ice. While the rest of his family were busy trying to manage a frozen pipe under the […]
At first blush, The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane seems an odd choice of book to encourage holy imagination in a child. Newberry-winning author Kate DiCamillo’s tale of a china rabbit who becomes separated from his owner (one Abilene Tulane of Egypt Street) and undergoes numerous misadventures has a distinctly downbeat tone. The trouble, if […]
A few years ago, a seasoned parent and dear friend taught me to say ‘yes’ to my kids as often as possible. “No” is every parent’s invaluable weapon against injury, back talk, obesity, apathy, and just plain rottenness, so we’re going to have to use it plenty… but I try to surprise with a “yes” […]
From a brief Q/A by Marvin Olasky (World Magazine) with author N.D. Wilson. Olasky: You’ve said you learned more philosophy, maybe even theology, from C.S. Lewis and Tolkien than from anything you studied in college. Is that one reason you write fiction rather than theological tomes? Wilson: Christians have sometimes been suspicious of stories, because […]