Monday Musings

Stars and Worms

            “‘Behold, even the moon is not bright, and the stars are not pure in his eyes; how much less man, who is a maggot, and the son of man, who is a worm!’” (Job 25:6).             The book of Job is a well-known story, featuring a man whom God declared upright, more than any… Continue reading Stars and Worms

Of Fairy-Tales and the Father

Middle-Earth and Light Amidst Darkness

            One of the major themes in all the stories of Middle-Earth is the constant battle between light and darkness, good and evil. This war manifests itself from the very beginning, when Melkor the Ainu deviates from the music of Ilúvatar to play his own themes. From that first initial act of rebellion stems all… Continue reading Middle-Earth and Light Amidst Darkness