Tag: Tolkien

  • The Last Chapter – A Poem for Frodo

    One of the things I owe to Tolkien is inspiring in me a love of poetry. Before I read The Lord of the Rings, I had little interest in reading poetry, let alone writing it. It was the poems of Middle Earth that changed my mind…the way he used poems and songs to emphasize the […]

  • Tolkien Blog Party 2020 – Tag!

    It’s that time of year again—the annual Tolkien Blog Party hosted by Rachel at The Edge of the Precipice blog! I checked and the last time I participated was in 2017. ๐Ÿ˜ฎ I’m super excited to join in again this year with some Tolkien-themed posts, starting with this questionaire: 1. What Tolkien character do you […]

  • Slowing Down with Tolkien, Lectio Divina

    With all that’s been going on in my life lately, I’ve been finding it necessary to take action to slow down. I know, that sounds like an oxymoron.ย  But as a recovering perfectionist and incorrigible planner, I tend to labor over any life changes, even if it’s merely the quest to find a little peace […]

  • Reading, watching, and writing updates

    ReadingSomething not immediately evident from this blog is that I’m a recent “fan” (for lack of a more precise word) of Soren Kierkegaard‘s writings.ย  His book Works of Love changed my life in 2016, but being so profound in topic, it was not a book I felt comfortable writing a review on.ย  I did review […]

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