Here are some Himalayas: Rembrandt’s Return of the Prodigal Son. Handel’s Messiah. Milton’s Paradise Lost. Here are some Alps: Marilynne Robinson’s trilogy of novels: Gilead; Home; Lila. Here are some Lake District peaks: C S Lewis’ Narnia books. Then there’s a long plain, and finally a crowd of dumpy little things, masses of them. What … Continue reading "The art of the perfumer"
Saturday, Mar 17, 2018
As the author of Looming Transitions: Starting and Finishing Well in Cross-Cultural Service, I can tell when people have a Looming Transition by looking at my Amazon sales page. This makes me happy. Not for the reasons you might think. True, every time a book sells, I earn a few dollars. But ain’t nobody writing books for missionaries […]
Friday, Mar 16, 2018
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