It was the poem said to have been a major inspiration for J.R.R. Tolkien when he wrote The Lord of the Rings, and heralded as one of the last epic poems to be written in the English language.
Some know Christ since they were born, other have to go through the, at times, very difficult internal struggle of pondering the big questions of life.
In every age and nation, people hear the message of the star and find the Child who reveals the tenderness of God.
By Martina Juričková Word Count: 1394 Rating: G Summary: An essay about Professor Tolkien and his friendships. Even though Tolkien disliked a literary work being analyzed in reference to its author’s life, he admitted that “[a]n author cannot…remain wholly unaffected by his experience” (Tolkien, 2011, p. xxii). And since in his life he was known for... Continue Reading →
By Brenton Dickieson, January 1, 2016 Word Count: 990 Rating: G Summary: An analysis of Christmas as presented in Narnia, and a suggestion for how it could be used to understand Christmas in the real world. “Always winter and never Christmas.” This is the condition where we first discover Narnia in The Lion, the Witch,... Continue Reading →
By Kevin Michael Derby Word Count: 3302 Rating: PG Summary: Kevin writes of the paradox of Christmas time. I am blessed with having both an older and a younger brother who are almost seven years apart from each other. Of course, being stuck between them during my childhood, I did not think they were much of... Continue Reading →
Our 2017 Winter Themed Issue is here! Yes, the theme of the issue is Winter and Christmas. Fanfiction, original fiction, poetry, articles on many different aspects of the season & more - it's all here!
THE WOMAN IN THE RED DRESS By Ariel Klay Word count: 1209 Rating: PG Summary: Klay reveals distraction as a powerful tool of the Devil “Do not be worried about your life, as to what you will eat or what you will drink; nor for your body, as to what you will put on. Is... Continue Reading →
By Ariel Klay Word Count: 837 Rating: G Summary: A brief essay on faith and Star Trek. “It is impossible to please God without faith. Anyone who wants to come to him must believe that God exists and that he rewards those who sincerely seek him” (Hebrews 11:6 NLT). Um, no, like Jesus, Q would be... Continue Reading →