For the Family’s Sake: Ch 7

‘The Glory of the Usual or Jack of All Trades’ We’re at the half-way mark of our read along of this book and I hope you have enjoyed what you’ve read so far.For many of us, becoming a mother and making the decision to be at home while our children are young, has meant putting … Continue reading For the Family’s Sake: Ch 7

For the Family’s Sake: Ch 6

‘Taking Time and Care to Create the Home’s Atmosphere.’ This chapter starts off with the wisdom of the biblical directive found in the Old Testament which says that a young husband could not be drafted into the army in the first year of his marriage. The establishment of the home and the newlyweds relationship with … Continue reading For the Family’s Sake: Ch 6

The Weight of Glory by C.S. Lewis (1898-1963)

    The Weight of Glory by C.S. Lewis (1898-1963) is a collection of nine essays that were transcribed from talks or sermons that Lewis gave during World War II and the years immediately afterwards, with the last (A Slip of the Tongue) delivered in 1956.The HarperCollins edition I have, pictured above, has an introduction … Continue reading The Weight of Glory by C.S. Lewis (1898-1963)

2015 Classic Children’s Literature Event: The Winged Watchman by Hilda van Stockum

In the month of January I'm linking up at Simpler Pastimes for Amanda's Classic Children's Literature event. I only have two books selected, as I think that's all I'll have time for: The Winged Watchman by Hilda van Stockum and Bambi by Felix Salten     The Winged Watchman by Hilda van Stockum (1908-2006) It's … Continue reading 2015 Classic Children’s Literature Event: The Winged Watchman by Hilda van Stockum