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“For the end of imagination is harmony [and] the one who justly estimates the imagination is anxious to develop its operation in the child.”—George MacDonald

“For the end of imagination is harmony.  A right imagination, being the reflex of the creation, will fall in with the divine order of things as the highest form of its own operation; ‘will tune its instrument here at the door’ to the divine harmonies within; will be content alone…

Weary Pilgrim in Whom Do you Trust—

On December 23, 2020, Posted by , In Books, Christian living, quotes, suffering, Tamara's Blog, By , , With No Comments

“….it is pain that penetrates through despair and stimulates a new beginning— a journey to God that becomes a life of peace.”  Eugene Peterson “If you have raced with men on foot, and they have wearied you, how will you compete with horses? And if in a safe land you…

Dorothy L. Sayers on the Christian Faith

On May 22, 2020, Posted by , In Books, Christian living, Tamara's Blog, With No Comments

Do you ever wonder what people would think about you if they really knew you, not the life you let them see, but the parts underneath, hidden away, or maybe whitewashed? Then I recommend spending some time reading about this remarkable and imperfect Christian woman. Dorothy L. Sayers (1893-1957) was…

Good Stories, the Best Stories, and the Greatest Story Ever Told

On January 26, 2016, Posted by , In Books, Tamara's Blog, By ,, , With No Comments

“When anybody asks what a story is about, the only proper thing is to tell him to read the story.” Flannery O’Connor Stories are the most natural way in which we come to know God’s created world and our place in it. The desire to tell and hear stories is…