Hard Lessons Whispered to a Hard Head

God keeps circling me back to the topic of submission over and over and over again.  Maybe it’s because my INTJ self (sometimes known as the “architect” personality type) has a hard time with authority.  Being among the rarest personalities, and even rarer for a woman (only 0.8% of the population), it can feel a bit lonely…

Look UP!

I’ve been thinking about virtue lately.  The dictionary defines virtue as “behaviour showing high moral standards.”  Virtue isn’t about knowing; it’s about doing.  James understood this connection between knowing and doing when he asked, “Who among you is wise and understanding?” (James 3:13) He goes on to say that a person’s wisdom should be shown by his good…

“all the air with colour is aglow”

Last week I was musing about wide-open eyes and the hope of limitless beauty. This week I was reading a poem about The Annunciation by Charlotte Mason that reminded me of how blind we can sometimes be. She highlighted the idea that we often forget the plain white light, shining all around us, actually holds…