Memorize the Athanasian Creed

I’d like to borrow a brilliant idea from Sarah Gulseth and the Facebook/ Podcast The Lutheran Ladies Lounge. You do not need to be a lady, however, to join us and memorize the Athanasian Creed!

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West Oversea

I swear that this is a blog for writers and not just book reviews. Time’s just been short and books about vikings so enticing. 🙂 So today’s post is, once again, on a Lars Walker book, the next in the Erling Skjalgsson series, West Oversea: A Norse Saga of Mystery, Adventure and Faith.

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Internet Issues

I’m still here. Over the weekend, when I often try to plot out posts for the week, our small town was out of Internet. Now, generally I try to avoid paranoid thinking, trying to cultivate a better attitude and all, but I just cannot believe that big cities have the Internet & phone problems of small towns. So I got bitter and avoided Internet a few days. Ha ha ha ha

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Blood and Judgment

I’ll say this. Once I start reading Lutheran author Lars Walker, it’s hard to stop! But I did take a break from his Erling Skalgsson series. (Mostly because I need to look up the order again.) Today’s post is from his more stand alone-ish series, The Epson books, in which sequence of books isn’t especially important. (I’ll link to reviews of some of those books below.) Now, I’ll review Blood and Judgment below. 🙂

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The Year of the Warrior

Today I review the great Lutheran author Lars Walker and his first two books (combined) in his series, The Saga of Erling Skjalgsson: The Year of the Warrior.

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WELS Women Writers Conference

I am thrilled to (learn and therefore) announce that there will be a WELS Women Writers’ Conferences April 24–25, 2020. Yay!

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Connections

I love connections. Themes. Hints and foreshadows. The difficulty, however, is that in religious writing how do you know what is really a connection and not a figment of an over-eager imagination?

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Original 14th century English

Ok. This is too cool not to pass along: there is now an app which reads you Chaucer out loud in original 14th century English!

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Misc.

I’ve been reading Post-Christian obsessively and then, today, all of a sudden I couldn’t find it! I hate it when that happens! And when I say obsessively, I mean it. I actually started the book over again, from the very beginning, so I could take more thorough notes! (I’m thinking about putting together a study guide for it—would that be crazy?) Anyway, so in lieu of writing time today, at least I finally discovered it! 🙂 And with a light dusting of snow descending on my small Oklahoma town, I’ll bid you goodnight without a more significant post for the morrow.

I will, however, offer you a link to a neat little article on music and  how long it takes for music to help you to relax or feel happier. 🙂

Happy reading & writing!

 

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A Valentine’s Day to Remember

Last December I was excited to share a Lutheran author I’d found: Aretta Gordish. You can read that post here. Well, today I’m doubly happy to report that just at the end of January, she published another novel in her Our Life in Snowflake Falls series. 🙂 Not only that, but A Valentine’s Day to Rememberthat same new release, is temporarily free for Kindle!

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