All posts for the month May, 2012

Review of “Firebird” by Kathy Tyers

Lady Firebird Angelo departs her home world expecting death in space combat. Captured instead, she finds a startling destiny among an ancient telepathic family—and a new kind of battle against implacable enemies. Note: this review is for only the first book of the “Firebird” series.  The cover photo is linked to a Kindle trilogy which […]

Some Other Perspectives on “The Hunger Games”

I’m always surprised to see that one of the top posts on this blog is my review of The Hunger Games.  There are a lot of reviews of this book (or the movie) out there right now, and I am continually seeing new ones that bring out other points I didn’t see or didn’t expound […]

Further Thoughts on Heaven: The Limits of Imagination

Our church sends out a monthly newsletter, which usually includes articles from other pastors and theologians which our pastor has read recently and wants to share with the congregation.  This month’s issue came today, and included a review of Randy Alcorn’s Heaven, which I have been wanting to read for awhile.  As I scanned the review, […]

Five Favorite Science-Fiction TV Shows

Growing up, I was always more a lover of fantasy than science-fiction.  Although I liked science-fiction in theory, and wrote it, I never watched or read science-fiction movies or books (with the exception of a long Star Wars phase in my childhood).  However, since Christopher and I have been married – almost two years now! […]

A Whole New World

A thought occurred to me the other day, during the middle of listening to a sermon (as thoughts often do).  Our pastor was preaching on Easter evening, concentrating on the presence of angels at Christ’s empty tomb, and he took some time to discuss what angels actually are, what they do, and what we know […]