In her latest novel, Ann Patchett has a mother tell her grown daughters of the summer when she dated a Hollywood star. The story wasn’t what they expected.
Reading two Mary Oliver poems aloud each morning as we begin our day has been a refreshing practice that opens our eyes to wonder.
Which is better, enjoying a nature documentary indoors or sitting outside in nature? It depends on who you ask.
Two extracts from my reading: On coffee & Capitalism, and on Kraft Mac & Cheese.
A Christian human rights lawyer asks whether being pro-life requires us to allow the State to legally mandate childbirth.
Poet Sam Hamer celebrates the loveliness of the North Shore of Lake Superior in Minnesota, a place resplendent with God’s glory.
Margie’s new “Place Trilogy” of books is now available: The Exact Place, No Place, This Place. She has recorded a reading for your listening pleasure.
Listen as Margie reads about the first meal she cooks for Denis. An excerpt from No Place.
A magazine article by a superb author on hospitality (and Tom Hanks) worth reading and discussing.
Poet Sam Hamer celebrates his son’s kite flying, when the glory of this simple act is made brightly alive by the setting sun.