Our Father’s World

Have you ever wondered why the Old Testament isn’t more explicit about the afterlife? I’ll admit it’s something that has always confused me. Ideas of heaven and hell seem absent, or vague at best, in the pages of Hebrew scripture. C. S. Lewis in his book Reflections on the Psalms has an interesting thought on…

The Wall

A couple of weeks ago, Belle and I were reading a chapter from George MacDonald’s The Princess and the Goblin. The Princess was following a fine thread attached to the magical ring her mysterious grandmother had given her. This thread took her through winding passages deep inside a mountain but eventually ended at an impenetrable…