… and an Untimely Gold Star Friday

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Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.  (Philippians 4:8)

From the quarantine book pile:

Man of the House by C. R. Wiley.  A counter-cultural look at how young men can build lasting and fruitful households.  Here is an interview with the author:  https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/man-reads-monday-ep-12-interview-with-c-r-wiley/id1498243465.

From the link list:

Why we go to church:  https://writtenforourinstruction.com/subject-to-a-better-offer/

Did you know C.S. Lewis had a stepson with untreated schizophrenia?  https://www.firstthings.com/web-exclusives/2020/09/c-s-lewis-and-his-stepsons.  I would appreciate hearing this story in more detail.

No perfect people:  https://www.falkirkcenter.com/2020/09/12/god-has-used-flawed-people-throughout-history/; and no perfect societies:  https://quillette.com/2020/09/06/the-myth-of-harmonious-indigenous-conservationism/

Nonetheless, imperfect as we are, we still reflect the eternal:  https://www.desiringgod.org/articles/we-are-mists-and-marvels

Rod Drehr on “Cuties”:  https://www.theamericanconservative.com/dreher/cuties-netflix-pretty-babies/; related, on the bigger problem:  https://thefederalist.com/2020/09/15/if-the-child-porn-in-netflixs-cuties-surprised-you-you-havent-been-paying-attention/

Peter Leithart, always thought-provoking:  https://theopolisinstitute.com/leithart_post/covenanted-hope/

How God reveals himself:  https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/article/gods-not-hidden/

Non-profit does not negate stewardship:  https://www.michaeljkruger.com/how-to-run-a-good-meeting-and-why-it-matters-more-than-you-think-2/

Doesn’t “progress” sound like a good thing?  https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/blogs/trevin-wax/the-tyranny-of-progress/

#science:  https://www.desiringgod.org/articles/the-science-of-male-and-female; related:  https://www.reformation21.org/blog/threeish-views-of-contraception

COVID links:



For my books, see: I Will Meditate on Your Precepts (Psalm 119) and The Passion of Job

For my articles, see: The Federalist,  The Gospel Coalition,  and Servants of Grace.  New articles coming soon!

Finally, if you like fantasy, please support my son, author Zeppy Cheng at his Amazon page.  He has a new book coming out with Dingbat Publishing this fall, which is very exciting.

Author: Laura

Follower of Christ. Attorney-Teacher-Homesteader. Wife. Mom to 4 grown sons. Writer.

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