Every Friday we recap a little from the Warren and venture out into the world for more stories you might have missed.
Reason respects the differences, and imagination the similitude of things.
- P.B. Shelley, A Defense of Poetry
Dude, you should totally read this:
I frequently loan these books out to friends. As a result, they are dog-eared, underlined.
Anyone out there in DC? There’s a Chronicles of Narnia musical happening. As an OCD Lewis fan, I think this could either be great or awful, but I have hopes for great. The Washington Post reviewer enjoyed it:
The production is a reminder that theater, as an art form, is a lot like Lucy’s wardrobe. As an audience member, you enter a confined space, only to discover — if you’re lucky, as you are here — a world of emotion and vivid excitement.
There’s a parenting lesson in this one: if you don’t prioritize your life, someone else will.
Saying “yes” when we should be saying “no” can seem like a small thing in the moment. But over time, such compromises can create a life of regrets.
Word pictures are a great way to communicate complex spiritual truths. Jesus’ parables are a great example of this. A child who struggles with a desire to be perfect can benefit from understanding more about sanctification through a powerful word picture.
Bear Grylls has written a book for his sons. There appears to be surprisingly less insane outdoor challenge than anticipated and more acutely helpful content. Check it out.
I clicked this link as a joke, but then the article wasn’t that bad: how to talk to your kids about doomsday.
Inside the Warren:
Sam expressed the tremendous value of creation as a proper use of imagination. World changing. • Zach wrote about the echo of belonging. Illustrated. Amazing. • Sally provided a wonderful perspective on independence day. Also, she’s British. • Rebecca expressed the tension of parenting. It was super cathartic and helpful for me.
Explore the great outdoors. Better yet, send your kids:
There’s a great DIY water table project here. I think I could actually pull this off. That’s amazing!
This video is so… so… Story Warren:
Su casa es nuestro casa. Or vice versa.
We’re on your side,