Bunyan’s Christian Meets Talkative: All Talk and No Action

John Bunyan's The Pilgrim's Progress presents an allegory of the spiritual journey in the form of a dream in which a man named Christian leaves his home in the City of Destruction and undertakes a journey to the Celestial City. Christian meets many people on the hazard-ridden road to which he has been pointed by Evangelist. … Continue reading Bunyan’s Christian Meets Talkative: All Talk and No Action

A Fellow Babbling Brook Learns to Tame Her Tongue

Taming the tongue is daunting, a seemingly impossible task for those of us who are naturally wordy.  Several years ago I found hope in Paula Huston's book, The Holy Way: Practices for a Simple Life.  Huston, a creative nonfiction teacher, National Endowment of the Arts Fellow and author of nine books, is obviously gifted with … Continue reading A Fellow Babbling Brook Learns to Tame Her Tongue