A different world

Last month I read “The Gift” by Alison Croggon. It’s a young adult novel, but detailed and interesting enough for any age (and shelved in the adult section in our city libraries) – the author has created a whole history for the lands she sets her stories in, like The Lord of the Rings backstory, … Continue reading A different world


Every so often I have flashes of inspiration, where I get to feel quite different than I usually do about things. I have feelings of generous charity and enlightenedness, and things become clear for a little while. A few moments, usually! But when I write down what I think in those moments, there’s insight that … Continue reading Insights

The Battle

The Neal A Maxwell Quote Book is one of my favourite books on my bookshelf. It’s full of quotes from an extremely intelligent and loving apostle in our church who passed away several years ago. One night, I was reading from this book and came upon this: Righteous desires need to be relentless, therefore, because, … Continue reading The Battle