Monthly Archives: December 2014

Restored Love

Peter Jackson’s third hobbit installment is out, and I’ve very little inclination to go see it. I’ve loved the book and the rest of Tolkien’s middle earth story since college. But the films get The Hobbit all wrong. It’s not … Continue reading

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Restored Joy

Over the years I’ve been blessed by the writings of Marva Dawn. As I take up Psalm 126, with its themes of restoration and rejoicing, I think how Marva Dawn’s own life embodies some of the tensions felt in this … Continue reading

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Restored Peace

The theme of restoration, which runs through the psalms for the first three Sundays of Advent, continues this week in Psalm 85. Once again it’s hard to determine the time and place of the creation of this song. The word … Continue reading

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