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    Hello! My name is Laura, welcome to my blog! I write weird stories, collect dragon plushies and stay up too late with my nose in a book. I am a wife, mom and child saved by grace. My hope is that you find encouragement here or at least a smile or too.
    God bless!

  • “Now go, write it before them in a table, and note it in a book that it may be for the time to come forever and ever.”
    ~Isaiah 30:8.

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    We have come from God, and inevitably the myths woven by us, though they contain error, will also reflect a splintered fragment of the true light, the eternal truth that is with God. Indeed only by myth-making, only by becoming 'sub-creator' and inventing stories, can Man aspire to the state of perfection that he knew before the Fall. Our myths may be misguided, but they steer however shakily towards the true harbour, while materialistic 'progress' leads only to a yawning abyss and the Iron Crown of the power of evil.
    ~J.R.R. Tolkien

    "The only just literary critic," he concluded, "is Christ, who admires more than does any man the gifts He Himself has bestowed."
    ~J.R.R. Tolkien

    “Fantasy is escapist, and that is its glory. If a soldier is imprisioned by the enemy, don't we consider it his duty to escape?. . .If we value the freedom of mind and soul, if we're partisans of liberty, then it's our plain duty to escape, and to take as many people with us as we can!”
    ~J.R.R. Tolkien

    "Writers who see by the light of their Christian faith will have, in these times, the sharpest eye for the grotesque, for the perverse, and for the unacceptable. To the hard of hearing you shout, and for the almost-blind you draw large and startling figures."
    ~Flannery O'Connor

    You write to communicate to the hearts and minds of others what’s burning inside you. And we edit to let the fire show through the smoke.
    ~Arthur Polotnik

    Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
    ~Nathaniel Hawthorne

    "There are forms of insanity that condemn people to hear voices against their will, but as writers we invite ourselves to hear voices without relinquishing our hold on reality or our right to control."
    ~Writing Fiction by Janet Burroway

    Christians have sometimes been suspicious of stories, because they really can influence you. If you read the Twilight novels once a month for a year, I think you'd be a different human afterward—and not a sparkly one.
    ~Nate Wilson

FYI

Hello Faithful Readers!

Just an FYI to you all…

First, I haven’t forgotten Stephen of Scarborough, part nineteen will be posted on Wednesday. 🙂 (I’m thinking of always posting it on Wednesdays from now on.)

Second, I’m headed of on vacation this Thursday for a week and AM NOT TAKING MY COMPUTER WITH ME.  So there will be no blog posts after Wednesday untill later next week.  But don’t worry all you SoS fans, I will be working on the next coming Stephen of Scarborough part while I’m away, so I should have a nice LONG part twenty all ready for you. 😉  

I’m hoping to get back into more of a routine with the blog this summer.  It seems life is just at a crazy stage right now and is unwilling to give me any sort of respite.  Any who, I hope you all are having a wonderful spring and I wish you all an early, Happy Easter!

God bless,
~Laura

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3 Comments

  1. Daniel

     /  March 29, 2010

    So long, farewell, etc. etc. etc. *doesn’t know how to spell that next word from the song 😛 *

    Hope you have a good time!

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  2. Enjoy your time away…

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