Category Archives: Young Adult Fiction

Tips for Joyful Gift Giving

The Gifts of the Magi and the Gift of God “And they fell to the ground and worshiped Him. Then, opening their treasures, they presented to Him gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh” (Matthew 2:11). Is gift giving a joy … Continue reading

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Black & White & Red All Over: Lessons from The Scarlet Letter

The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne “He to whom only the outward and physical evil is laid open, knoweth, oftentimes, but half the evil which he is called upon to cure. A bodily disease, which we look upon as whole and … Continue reading

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20 Years Later: Left Behind Leftovers

“The only Bible verse Rayford could quote by heart was Genesis 1:1: ‘In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.’ He hoped there’d be some corresponding verse at the end of the Bible that said something like, ‘In … Continue reading

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Is Huckleberry Finn Racist?

Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn (1884) by Mark Twain “You don’t know about me, without you have read a book by the name of ‘The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,’ but that ain’t no matter. That book was made by Mr. Mark … Continue reading

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A Grandson, And “Son”

Hey, readers and followers, I just wanted to check in and apologize for my lack of posts over the past month or so. My co-worker took a three-week vacation, which has resulted in more hours for me, and at one … Continue reading

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A Sneak Peek Behind Enemy Lines

The Screwtape Letters by C. S. Lewis “There are two equal and opposite errors into which our race can fall about the devils. One is to disbelieve in their existence. The other is to believe, and to feel an excessive … Continue reading

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