Reflecting on Virtue and Vice With Jane Austen and Haley Stewart

I preordered Haley Stewart's new book "Jane Austen's Genius Guide to Life: On Love, Friendship, and Becoming the Person God Created You to Be," from Ave Maria Press as soon as it was available. I began it on Saturday and finished it on Sunday. Don't read into how quickly I read it, though: This book … Continue reading Reflecting on Virtue and Vice With Jane Austen and Haley Stewart

Happy Hobbit Day! What We Can Learn From Our Halfling Friends

Today is the birthday of both Bilbo and Frodo Baggins, also known as Hobbit Day. It's a day to be celebrated with seven meals (first breakfast, second breakfast, elevenses, lunch, afternoon tea, dinner and supper - although I should note this tradition comes from the movies, not the books), dancing and singing, smoking a pipe … Continue reading Happy Hobbit Day! What We Can Learn From Our Halfling Friends