Jove Looking Over My Shoulder: Reflections on the Medieval Cosmos and a Night under the Stars

David Russell Mosley Eastertide 9 June 2017 The Edge of Elfland Hudson, New Hampshire Dear Readers, Two nights ago, after a long and hard day, I sat outside with my pipe and my computer under the stars. I’ve been slowly doing some work on Medieval cosmology, which will hopefully pick up if my paper proposal [Read More…]

Joy in the Midst of Unruly Children: Reflections on Prayer and Parenting

David Russell Mosley Lent 27 March 2017 The Edge of Elfland Hudson, New Hampshire Dear Readers, This weekend was rough. I was exhausted for innumerable reasons. And this led to me being overly short with my children. To be fair, they’ve been a little much over the past few days. Lots of running, disobedience, shouting, [Read More…]

Entering the Sphere of Jove: Reflecting on Joy with Lent, C.S. Lewis, and Michael Martin

David Russell Mosley Ordinary Time 2 March 2017 The Edge of Elfland Hudson, New Hampshire Dear Readers, I want to talk to you about Joy. It has been an obsession of mine of late. I began to notice its influence on me most at the tail end of the last liturgical year and the start [Read More…]