December 2022

Go look it up

“Mama?” “Yes.” “What does persnickety mean?” “Go look it up.” And so Mom would always respond until I quit asking. I learned to look up words on my own. I learned self-reliance, independence. Mom had her way. In 1944, C.S. Lewis published an essay entitled, “The Inner Ring” where he described man’s desire to belong […]

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