The Greatest Christmas Gift in a Most Unexpected Place

I was thinking of writing some sort of reflection on Christmas, but then I found this one which I wrote back in 2016. Since it covers pretty much everything I wanted to say, I thought I'd republish it here. Christmas in our culture today is commonly associated with the giving and receiving of gifts. I’m…

Chestertonian Wonder, Pineapples and the Cross

A consistent theme which runs through the writings of G. K. Chesterton is the capacity to wonder at the world, and in particular an attempt to rediscover a wonder for ordinary and familiar things by looking at them from a new perspective. In his book, The Everlasting Man, he says that we have become familiar…