Archive: Jan 2013



The Best Wine in the History of the World

By Russ Ramsey

There was some one thing that was too great for God to show us when he walked upon our earth; and I have sometimes fancied that it was his mirth.” —G.K. Chesterton, the closing line of Orthodoxy

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Beauty is for Everyone

By Sally Lloyd-Jones

When you walk through Central Park you feel like you’ve escaped out of the city into the countryside—you’re surrounded by natural beauty.

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Growing Up with Charlie Peacock

By Russ Ramsey

Charlie Peacock released his new record, No Man’s Land, this past fall. Charlie and I have been friends for close to twenty years, and I was a huge fan for years before that so I asked Read More ›

Sacred Places

By Andrew Peterson

There are no unsacred places;
There are only sacred places
And desecrated places.

–Wendell Berry, from “How to Be a Poet (to Remind Myself)”

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Anticipating The Right-Side-Up World Through Imagination

By S. D. Smith

An old man kneels by a fire, telling imaginative tales to eager children. They hang on his every word, transported from their world to another. Their world is beautiful, but broken. Read More ›

You Can’t Say Everything

By Russ Ramsey

“No poet in the world has written a more beautiful short story.” –Alexander Schröder, about the Book of Ruth

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Winter White

By The Rabbit Room

[Thanks to Hutchmoot alums Jonny Jimison and Jen Rose for letting us post this. To see more of their work, check out their blogs at JonnyJimison.com and JenWritesStuff.com.] Read More ›

Kingdom Poets: Robert Siegel

By D. S. Martin

Robert Siegel (1939—2012) is the latest poet to have a volume published in the Poiema Poetry Series. His new book, Within This Tree of Bones, is a career retrospective, which Read More ›

You’ll Find Your Way: A Letter and a Video

By Andrew Peterson

I wrote “You’ll Find Your Way” (from Light for the Lost Boy) for Asher, my second son. He turned 13 last month, and I wrote him a letter for part of his birthday (the other part was a drumset). Here’s a little excerpt from what I told him: Read More ›

Caring For The Right Thing At The Right Time

By Jason Gray

The other night while we were washing dishes, my son Jacob said he’d seen a trailer for a movie he wanted to see. “Oh yeah? Which one?” I asked.

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Django, The Dark Knight, and the Mystery of Mercy

By Pete Peterson

I go to the movies for a lot of reasons. I love adventure (John Carter, The Hobbit, The Avengers). I love watching another person’s imagination work its way out in light and color (Life of Pi). I love the way that movies use sprawling images and wild tales to wrestle Read More ›

Some Stuff I Saw in 2012

By Andrew Peterson

Here’s a quick list of some good films/television shows I saw this year. (Asterisks signify availability on Netflix Instant View.) Read More ›