• I believe Anodos learns that true Knighthood means actively loving others in a selfless, sacrificial, non judging way with no hesitation.  This knight is not after glory, he just loves others, and does what he can to help the one in need.  I remember in another MacDonald story, “Robert Falconer” (The Musician’s Quest) (I think), someone asks him h…[Read more]

  • On the Boarder of Fairyland

    I loved these first 4 chapters.  I love George MacDonald’s imagination.  His description of Fairy Land is so vivid and inspiring.  I love it when inspiration and creativity collide.

  • “I saw thee ne’er before, I see thee never more, But love, and help, and pain, beautiful one, Have made thee mine, till all my years are done.”

    The seen with the beech-tree towards the end of chapter 4 was very touching.  The beech-tree showed sacrificial love for a stranger, it caused her pain, but her loving act forged a connection between her…[Read more]

  • Amy Key replied to the topic in the forum Introduction 2 months, 4 weeks ago

    Hi Tyler, I discovered MacDonald on the book shelves of a local Christian book store. I was just looking for something good to read and stumbled onto something wonderful.

    As for my ink drawings, pen and ink is the medium for the scenes I draw. I have been working in this medium for about a year, though I have been drawing most of my life. I also…[Read more]

  • Hello, my name is Amy. I have been a George MacDonald fan for about 30 years. I think I have most of his books. It has probably been 20ish years since I read Phantastes. It was beautiful but overwhelming. I am looking forward to reading it again in a different place in life. I’m a wife and mother of two. Almost an empty nester. I like to quilt…[Read more]