Magic and Monsters

When we're children, we see magic all around us. There's an open door connecting the natural world and unlimited imagination. Then the monsters come- adults projecting their fears, failures, bitterness, hate, unhealed wounds, unmet expectations, unfulfilled dreams, and all the perversions of life they have learned from the monsters that have gone before them. When …

Why You Can Rejoice

"After they had been severely flogged, they were thrown into prison, and the jailer was commanded to guard them carefully. When he received these orders, he put them in the inner cell and fastened their feet in the stocks. About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the other prisoners …