“One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them.” During college, I volunteered to earn extra money by working in the library during Christmas break. No one was on campus, and the entire building was absolutely deserted. To pass the […]Read more "L: Three Powerful Symbols in “The Lord of the Rings”"
“The road goes ever on and on, down from the door where it began, Now far ahead the road has gone, And I must follow, if I can.” J.R.R. Tolkien – The Hobbit While I was growing up, my siblings and I often dreamed of finding great adventure in life. This led us […]Read more "Finding Adventure by Stepping Into the Unknown"
During my first mission trip to China, my team watched Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring for a much needed time of rest (and for an opportunity to just hear English being spoken for a while). We’d been overseas for about four weeks, physical and spiritual exhaustion was beginning to set in, […]Read more "“The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug” as an Illustration of Spiritual Warfare"