Over the last three months, I’ve given this post half-a-dozen attempts before ditching it every time. Not because I don’t think ethical shopping isn’t a good idea. I do, obviously, else wouldn’t keep coming back to it. What makes me back off is that I feel overwhelmed. By what I don’t know but feel I should. By […]
In a Different Key: The Story of Autism by John Donvan and Caren Zucker About this book: (from the publisher) Nearly seventy-five years ago, Donald Triplett of Forest, Mississippi, became the first child diagnosed with autism. Beginning with his family’s odyssey, In a Different Key tells the extraordinary story of this often misunderstood condition
I want to make a world of difference. How many times have I said that here on my blog and elsewhere? I mean it, I do. I know God’s heart breaks for the suffering; I want to align my heart with His and then do something to relieve the suffering. I want to contribute toward the bettering our […]
“A film, a piece of theatre, a piece of music, or a book can make a difference. It can change the world.” ~ Alan Rickman For its swift ability to inform, move, and yes, even to change, few artistic forms can beat a well crafted movie. These are five that have affected me.
The morning after the festivities of Midsummer’s Eve, the villagers of Bampton make a grisly discovery… Ashes to Ashes (The chronicles of Hugh de Singleton, surgeon) by Mel Starr About this book: (from the publisher) Master Hugh, Kate, and their children attend the Midsummer’s Eve fire. The next morning Hugh hears the passing bell ring from the […]