Category Archives: L’Engle (Madeleine)

Mary’s Irrational Decision to Have Jesus

As Madeleine L’Engle writes, “Had Mary been filled with reason/There’d been no room for the child.”

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Big Sis, Baby Bro

The relationship between a big sister and her baby brother is special. In fact, it’s archetypal. It doesn’t matter if she is in her 80’s and he is in his 70’s. Somehow he is still “little bro,” and when she can’t protect him the universe seems to have gone horribly wrong. These thoughts came to […]

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