He Goes Ahead

In March, when the whole coronavirus quarantine began, I decided to take advantage of the extra time with Natalie to read The Chronicles of Narnia (C.S. Lewis) together. I've lost count of how many times I've read them, but this was the first time with Natalie and it was such a joy to experience them … Continue reading He Goes Ahead

Waiting on the Edge of Battle

Ever since receiving our baby girl's diagnosis, a scene from Lord of the Rings has been replaying in my head. Pippin, a hobbit known more for his curiosity-induced mischief than any sort of bravery or prowess in war, has been made a Guard of the Citadel in Gondor, where the battle for Middle Earth will … Continue reading Waiting on the Edge of Battle