This certainly is an extraordinary book. Honestly, I don’t know how far it’s right or wrong, and still have much musing and digesting to do; I just know that it’s very different to any book I have ever read before on Christian marriage and theology of sex and gender. Evdokimov seems to be critiquing a… Read More The Sacrament of Love: A Preliminary Review
I think there’s still a lot of stereotyping and denial in the Christian world about what lust is and who participates in it.* “Girls don’t lust” – this is only beginning to break down. “Lust is pre-marital sexual activity, masturbation, pornography, sexual fantasy” – well yes, but lust is a lot bigger than that. Lust… Read More Sex Is Not The Problem (Lust Is) – A Review
This is a question any true Classical-music lover has to ask, confronted by the barrage of plastic-y noise that emanates from the world around them. I’m not saying I never like or listen to plastic-y pop music, or similar-sounding Christian worship songs; occasionally I do. But it’s like fast-food, or the fast-food-esque novels I talked… Read More Where has the good music gone?
Being dyspraxic can be frustrating, but it can also be funny. Compared to a lot of SpLDs , there’s not a lot of insights into dyspraxia on the internet yet, especially dyspraxia in adults. There are some great blogs, a couple of useful forums, and some helpful websites, but there are no full-length documentaries, and… Read More Dyspraxia: Odd Socks
I guess everyone gets the sadness days. On the whole, I’m a fairly sunny, contented personality. I struggle with anxiety, yes, but when in my usual routine and pottering around doing the familiar things I like doing, I’m usually in a sunny state of mind. But sometimes rainy days do come. One of the dull… Read More The Puppet Days: Sadnesss
Age just 19, Katie Davis moved to Uganda and set up a charitable foundation (Amazima Ministries International) helping some of the poorest and most vulnerable people of the country, especially the children. In addition, she began adopting some of the orphaned girls in dire situations whom she met, and today has fourteen daughters. I first… Read More Kisses From Katie: A Review
I love taking photographs of flowers, plants and trees. The beauty and the uniqueness of every living thing is wondrous. Frequently the scripture comes to mind: ‘Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin: And yet I say unto you, That even Solomon in all his glory… Read More Spring in the Midlands