BREAD (a poem)

Elements ancient fill the bowl Water, soil, wind, and fire Mix, clod, knead, and fold Left to rest till rising higher Water, grain, salt, and leaven Punched, deflated, fashioned mire Buried, burned in scorching oven Emerging, cracking, browned and blistered Broken, shared, crumb of heaven (photo credit)

“The Frog Prince”–Told From A Grammatical-Historical Approach

Consider this familiar fairy tale, as told from a strictly grammatical-historical approach. Isn’t the story so much better this way?* “The Frog Prince” by the Brothers Grimm One fine evening a young princess put on her bonnet and clogs, and went out to take a walk by herself in a wood [Now, scholars are not certainContinue reading ““The Frog Prince”–Told From A Grammatical-Historical Approach”

The Common Christ: An Original Poem

My wife has been reading The Hidden Art of Homemaking by Edith Schaeffer, and in the book she encourages creativity in the home.  Whether, drama, art, music, or writing, she explains the importance of putting our God-imaging creative powers to work for His Glory. Schaeffer encourages sketching on To-Do Lists, embellishing papers with filigree, havingContinue reading “The Common Christ: An Original Poem”