My Defining Moment Led to this Patheos Blog – and My Book.

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Patheos is asking bloggers to write about a defining moment. Here is one of mine, excerpted and abridged from my book. Begrudging Wisdom The fearsome, yet somehow oddly thrilling words jumped right off the page, crept stealthily past the obviously snoozing hogwash detector in my brain, … [Read more...]

Les Misérables – Spiritual Types in Valjean and Javert

I recently saw the movie musical Les Misérables, and I could not help noticing the clear spiritual typecasting in two of the main characters – Jean Valjean and his nemesis Javert. Author Victor Hugo wrote the original story long before the spiritual stages were recognized and appreciated. But he … [Read more...]