Monthly Archives: March 2018

He Did It For Me

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A Call for Plodding Bloggers Tim Challies

  I believe that blogs have been a blessing to the church in the twenty-first century. Maybe I have to believe this since I have blogged nearly every day of the century. Still, with every bit of objectivity I can … Continue reading

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The Fall of Nanjing as My Grandmother Lived It. David D. Chen

  On December 13, 1937, my grandmother, a woman of barely 22 years named Wein-Shiu Liu Chou, heard the steady barrage of artillery from Imperial Japanese troops as they began their final assault on Nanjing, her hometown in China. The … Continue reading

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Inside the mask: An umpire crew chief on mound visits, mad managers and having your call overturned Jesse Rogers

Ted Barrett has been a major league umpire since 1994 and a crew chief since 2013. He has worked nine postseason division series, eight championship series and three World Series. He’s well-respected among his peers, players and managers. After a … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day By Jean Blewett

There’s an Isle, a green Isle, set in the sea,      Here’s to the Saint that blessed it! And here’s to the billows wild and free      That for centuries have caressed it! Here’s to the day when the men … Continue reading

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The Daily Routines of Famous Writers Part 2 By James Clear

How many people die with their best work still inside them? We often assume that great things are done by those who were blessed with natural talent, genius, and skill. But how many great things could have been done by … Continue reading

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Wanna Get Away?


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