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Looking Inward, East of Eden: The Old Story of Unspectacular Evil

Yet another profound look into a chronicled book-for-the-ages from Lynn MacDougall. This is part one of a new series: “A child may ask, ‘What is the world’s story about?’  And a grown man or woman may wonder, ‘What way will the world go?  How does it end and, while we’re at it, what’s the story […]

Coming Soon to Theaters: The Christmas Love of Les Mis

“Blessed are the merciful; for they shall obtain mercy” (Matt. 5:7). In the MacDougall house we are waiting with bated breath for tickets to go on sale. No, we’re not Twihards. We’re talking Les Miserables. The new movie/musical comes out Christmas Day. We might spend the whole day in the theater and what better way […]

BBC’s Being Human on Human Being

Our loving insight into the world of British pop-fantasy television continues, brought to you by our new contributor, Lynn MacDougall. Begin this video at :36. Where do I belong? Where do I fit? Who are my people? Where do my loyalties lie? We all choose our tribe – it’s that need to belong, to live […]

Escapism? Life as Real as British Fantasy Television

This piece comes from Lynn MacDougall, who reflects on last month’s Fall Mockingbird Conference, the suffering human pull between good-and-evil and, of course, the illustrious genre of fantasy television. “In each of us, two natures are at war – the good and the evil. All our lives the fight goes on between them, and one […]

Hopelessly Devoted: Colossians Chapter Three Verses Three and Four

An amazing devotion this morning comes from Lynn MacDougall, who shares a reflection on both the Fall Mockingbird Conference and its cornerstone concept–the hope we find in death.  “For you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God.  When Christ who is your life appears, then you also will appear with him […]

Spiritual But Not Religious? Some Thoughts on the New Spirituality

This post comes from Mockingbird friend Lynn MacDougall: I don’t even call myself a Christian,” he added. “Spirituality is the word we engage with more. We’re fans of faith, no religion. We’re just writing songs that ask questions. Sometimes the best way to go about exploring a question, things we wouldn’t necessarily talk about in […]