The Interior Life

  The Grace of God Is Not Communicated to the Worldly-Minded. “Son, My grace is precious; it suffers not itself to be mingled with external things, or earthly consolations. Thou must,  therefore, cast away every obstacle to grace if thou desire to have it infused into thee. Choose a secret place for thyself, love to…

Great Expectations

  On receiving this much acclaimed Dickens classic, I had no initial expectations of finding anything that might capture my imagination. A few years previously I had taken a copy of Bleak House with me on my travels but was not impressed by what I thought was a tendency to unnecessary verbiage. I considered that…