Let me play in the fields of the Lord

Sometimes your path is clearly delineated. You know what you have to do. You know where you have to go. But that doesn’t mean it’s easy. It’s a hard climb. There’s no stopping in the middle–you’re committed. There may be people ahead and behind you–no way out. There’s lots to see, and it’s hard to… Read More

Has modern technology helped us to be better people?

A character in The Truth Teller by Angel Hunt is pretty disgusted with the state of the human race. He says: “… By his very success in inventing labor-saving devices, modern man has created an abyss of boredom and stupidity that only the privileged classes in earlier civilizations ever plumbed. The average blue-collar worker has… Read More

there’s no such thing as secular history

The Book of Ruth is one of the historical books in the Old Testament, full of stories and genealogies. There are over-arching stories about the ups and downs of Hebrew people–their history looks like a the peaks and valleys of a beating heart laid over a timeline of thousands of years. In research for Less Than a Widow,  I read… Read More