Jayber Crow–Chapters 30-32, the finale!

'… and then there were the dead leaves and the brilliant mosses and the mushrooms…' Well, with this post the collective enjoyment of Wendell Berry's tale of the bachelor barber of Port William over at Michele's place comes to an end.  We've been at it since September and now must lay to rest our observations … Continue reading Jayber Crow–Chapters 30-32, the finale!


Jayber Crow–Chapters 24-26

The Inevitability and Effects of Athey's Aging... These chapters held a lot of sadness, intermingled with hopefulness. I guess that's pretty much the story of life in a sin-damaged world. Troy and Mattie's little Jimmy grows up, the glad disciple of Athey He was learning something of the use of judgment.  He was excited by … Continue reading Jayber Crow–Chapters 24-26

Destined for Glory!

from The Weight of Glory by C.S. Lewis We are half-hearted creatures, fooling about with drink and sex and ambition when infinite joy is offered us, like an ignorant child who wants to go on making mud pies in a slum because he cannot imagine what is meant by the offer of a holiday at the … Continue reading Destined for Glory!