Quiet Afternoon

My creme with a splash of coffee swirls in its Jane Austen mug. I settle deeper into the pillows and pull the computer closer. I've seen Pride and Prejudice a 100 times, but I still feel the need to snuggle nearer to the screen. Light from the open window falls across my bedspread, legging-clad legs, and... Continue Reading →

The Four Feathers: Review

Sooo, before I start this post, can we just take a moment to appreciate the swoon-worthiness of this picture? I mean, just look at the way they're looking at each other. Ballroom scenes make me want to smile and cry and yes swoon. Anyone else feel this way? Like why don't we have balls anymore?... Continue Reading →

Favorite Children’s Fiction

Children's fiction has a special place in my heart. Perhaps because I grew up reading, or perhaps because children's fiction conveys profound yet simple wisdom that regular fiction often overlooks. Regardless, I love children's fiction. Since the last few posts on here have been rather philosophical, I thought today that I'd share something a little... Continue Reading →

Unfading Truth

Isaiah 40:8 is a famous verse. “The grass withers, the flower fades, but the word of our God will stand forever” (Isaiah 40:7-8). It is one of those verses we see all over Pinterest, in pretty lettering on someone’s wall, or copied down in a notebook. While none of this is wrong, verses like this... Continue Reading →


I don't know about y'all, but as an avid reader of historical fiction and a consumer of all things Austen and Victorian I often am overcome by a wish that I could travel back in time. Reading makes me want to trot across the globe and travel through time to eras gone by. Now, the first... Continue Reading →

Write What You Know

As a writer, I've heard this saying practically my whole life: write what you know. As cliche as it may sound, it's true. You may ask, what do you mean? Surely C.S. Lewis never visited Narnia or Tolkien Middle Earth. And you're right. They didn't. But they didn't have too. Those places were in their hearts... Continue Reading →

Glory and Beauty

I'm in one of those moods where life feels so achingly beautiful and big. I'm not even sure how to put it into words. There is beauty in the sunset, in the pale blue of the sky. Beauty hides in the moon and the sadness in someone's eyes. A story sits on every face. Everyone,... Continue Reading →

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