Tag Archives: Jane Austin

The Haunting Death: Lewis, Buechner, and Me on the Loss of my Parents

On Friday, February 12th, I watched my mother finally succumb to cancer. She was only 61. In her death she taught me a great deal about how to live. You can read a brief story of her life here. I am now … Continue reading

Posted in Reflections, Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 26 Comments

The Haunting Death: Lewis, Buechner, and Me on the Loss of a Parent

Lewis in Letters I’ve read, now, about 200 pages of Lewis’ letters. This is just a small slice of the 2000 pages of his letters I have in my bookshelves. But it is enough to begin to see patterns and … Continue reading

Posted in Reflections, Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

The Pilgrim’s Regress and the Reader’s Progress

As much as I always love it, reading Lewis occasionally reminds me of how I’m so deficient in “the literary canon”—the great pieces of literature that everyone has read; a.k.a., the books I should have read already. All too often … Continue reading

Posted in Reflections | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 30 Comments