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Reading Aloud was a Big Part of Our Family Life

Gandalf fell in the Mines of Moria as my children’s faces glowed from the light of a Coleman lantern in our tent at Cade’s Cove Campground. Peter, Susan, and Lucy learned to trust Aslan while Stephanie, Amy, and Josh lay on the floor wrapped in blankets, heads on pillows. Reading aloud was a big part of our family life. Josh and I took turns reading chapters of “The Scarlet Letter,” and I sobbed through one of my chapters because the
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Perhaps We are Never More Like God …

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Perhaps we are never more like God than when we are creating. Everything that exists was once merely a figment of someone’s imagination. Every beautiful building, work of art, tasty dish of food, invention – functional or whimsical – each started out in the mind. I am looking at some cabinets in my living room, and it occurs to me that a designer saw these cabinets way before they ever came to be. Before the craftsman figured out how to
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