Ever After: The Best Fairy-Tale Retellings for Christian Readers

Ever After: The Best Fairy-Tale Retellings for Christian Readers

This past year, I needed stories. With each new loss and struggle that my family faced, and with the depth of fear and pain in our communities around the world, I prayed for peace and comfort, but my heart felt worn and beaten. I wasn’t really sure we’d find a safe way through the losses as they piled up around us. What I longed for more than anything was the reassurance of the truth that no matter what, God knows and good wins.

George MacDonald: A Single Vision and An Open Road Between Him and God

George MacDonald: A Single Vision and An Open Road Between Him and God

I don’t remember a time when I wasn’t familiar with George MacDonald’s unforgettable characters. The Princess and Curdie, Ranald Bannerman, and Sir Gibbie were just as much a part of my world as Lucy Pevensie, Anne Shirley, and Jo March.

I remember losing myself in the thrilling tale of The Princess and the Goblin from the time I could pull books off the shelf when I visited my grandmother’s. And Linda Hill Griffith’s rich illustrations of The Christmas Stories of George MacDonald were the backdrop that accompanied my perusal of his tales each and every December.

Why I Believe in Fairy Tales

Why I Believe in Fairy Tales

by Kathryn Ritchie Years ago, when my husband and I were engaged, we laughed about naming our first child Theophilus (from Luke 1:3 and Acts 1:1). We figured the weightiness of that name would destine him to great things! That is, if he could remember it and how to pronounce it! Can’t you just picture…