• Jilly replied to the topic in the forum Joshua David Schellenberger 4 years, 10 months ago

    Re: Finding meaning in Lilith

    It is better to go to a house of mourning than to go to a house of feasting, for death is the destiny of everyone, the living should take this to heart. Ecclesiastes 7:2

     

    @beloved @jennifert @misslinda @pete

  • Jilly replied to the topic in the forum Joshua David Schellenberger 4 years, 10 months ago

    Re: Finding meaning in Lilith

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  • As Dad, I was surprised the effect reading had on my kids.  We progress early to “multi night” bedtime stories, and it was magical.  Nothing else made them eager for bedtime, and learning to read, than anticipating “the rest of the story”.  We stumbled upon the “Young Reader’s Christian Library”, and it was such a blessing from the Lord.  Each of…[Read more]

  • As Dad, I was surprised the effect reading had on my kids.  We progress early to “multi night” bedtime stories, and it was magical.  Nothing else made them eager for bedtime, and learning to read, than anticipating “the rest of the story”.  We stumbled upon the “Young Reader’s Christian Library” it was such a blessing from the Lord.  Each of the…[Read more]

  • Jilly replied to the topic in the forum Joshua David Schellenberger 4 years, 10 months ago

    @jennifert Thanks so much for the Fantastic Imagination article, it is so great!! 🙂 I think MacDonald makes it clear in the article that he wasn’t actually against finding meaning in stories, but against claiming that ONE meaning is exclusively correct:

    It cannot help having some meaning; if it have proportion and harmony it has vitality, and…[Read more]

  • Jilly replied to the topic in the forum Joshua David Schellenberger 4 years, 10 months ago

    @jennifert Thanks so much for the Fantastic Imagination article, it is so great!! 🙂 I think MacDonald makes it clear in the article that he wasn’t actually against finding meaning in stories, but against claiming that ONE meaning is exclusively correct:

    It cannot help having some meaning; if it have proportion and harmony it has vitality, and…[Read more]

  • Jilly replied to the topic in the forum Joshua David Schellenberger 4 years, 10 months ago

    @jennifert Thanks so much for the Fantastic Imagination article, it is so great!! 🙂 I think MacDonald makes it clear in the article that he wasn’t actually against finding meaning in stories, but against claiming that ONE meaning is exclusively correct:

    It cannot help having some meaning; if it have proportion and harmony it has vitality, and…[Read more]

  • Jilly replied to the topic in the forum Joshua David Schellenberger 4 years, 10 months ago

    @jennifert Thanks so much for the Fantastic Imagination article, it is so great!! 🙂 I think MacDonald makes it clear in the article that he wasn’t actually against finding meaning in stories, but against claiming that ONE meaning is exclusively correct:

    It cannot help having some meaning; if it have proportion and harmony it has vitality, and…[Read more]

  • Jilly replied to the topic in the forum Joshua David Schellenberger 4 years, 10 months ago

    @jennifert Thanks so much for the Fantastic Imagination article, it is so great!! 🙂 I think MacDonald makes it clear in the article that he wasn’t actually against finding meaning in stories, but against claiming that ONE meaning is exclusively correct:

    It cannot help having some meaning; if it have proportion and harmony it has vitality, and…[Read more]

  • Jilly replied to the topic in the forum Joshua David Schellenberger 4 years, 10 months ago

    @jennifert Thanks so much for the Fantastic Imagination article, it is so great!! 🙂 I think MacDonald makes it clear in the article that he wasn’t actually against finding meaning in stories, but against claiming that ONE meaning is exclusively correct:

    It cannot help having some meaning; if it have proportion and harmony it has vitality, and…[Read more]

  • Kyra Hinton started the topic in the forum 21 years, 5 months ago

    Just now starting to catch up on all volumes of the Molehill. I’m really behind, I know. But thanks to that sweet Summer Reading Sale in the store, my brother @beloved and I picked up volumes 1-4. He called dibs on V1, so I started on V2 and devoured that in about 2 days, marking up the whole thing with big ol’ underlines and water stains from my…[Read more]