Tag Archives: J.R.R. Tolkien

When Leonard Nimoy Met JRR Tolkien – The Legend of Bilbo Baggins

Leonard Nimoy passed away today and there are articles praising him all over the internet right now. That’s as it should be, because I think he’s one of the most talented people I’ve had the pleasure to watch on screen. I … Continue reading

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Justice and the Enforcement of Mercy

God’s mercy precedes his justice and serves as its very basis. His justice is but the enforcement of his mercy: God insists that we live by the same merciful measure wherein we have been created and redeemed. Ralph C. Wood, … Continue reading

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J.R.R. Tolkien on the Increase of Love in a World Full of Grief

“The World is indeed full of peril, and in it there are many dark places; but still there is much that is fair, and though in all lands love is now mingled with grief, it grows perhaps the greater.” Haldir … Continue reading

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The #1 Way to Make Plans that Last

[From the archives.] *** “Many are the plans in a person’s heart, but it is the Lord’s purpose that prevails.” (Proverbs 19:21.) Our son Kyle recently came home from college for a long weekend and brought three friends with him. … Continue reading

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Saturday Quotable – JRR Tolkien on the Meaning of Life

It may be said that the chief purpose of life, for any one of us, is to increase according to our capacity our knowledge of God by all the means we have, and to be moved by it to praise … Continue reading

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Friday Rewind – 11/30/12

[This first appeared as a guest post at Aimee Byrd’s Housewife Theologian last March.] Making Plans “Many are the plans in a person’s heart, but it is the Lord’s purpose that prevails.” (Proverbs 19:21.) Our son Kyle recently came home … Continue reading

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