Songs from Sabaton

In keeping with the article on courage as inspiration for authors, this post lists the (growing) number of Sabaton songs that this writer listens to even when she is not writing. Each song has a story behind it, some of which are mentioned briefly beneath the videos made by Piscator (the notes beneath the videos … Continue reading Songs from Sabaton

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Courage – Timeless Inspiration for Every Age

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bRhg2zvalXc Recently, this author began to listen to the Swedish power metal band Sabaton. I am a little late to the game, since several of my fellow writers enjoy listening to and have mentioned them, but that does not matter. This group was worth the wait. For those who are not familiar with these performers, … Continue reading Courage – Timeless Inspiration for Every Age

Myth and Fairy Tales: Escape through Mist and Magic

“It is a matter of grave importance that fairy tales should be respected. A nation without fancy, without some romance, never did, never can, never will, hold a great place under the sun.” – Charles Dickens Following the previous article about never giving up, we come to the importance of myth and fairy tales. The … Continue reading Myth and Fairy Tales: Escape through Mist and Magic

Worlds in Miniature – Reflections to Inspire

In his book, The Romance of Religion, Fr. Dwight Longenecker recounts an insight he had during one of his bus rides at the beginning of first grade. Apparently he had a Mickey Mouse lunch box which, naturally, had been painted to show Mickey and his friends going to school. On closer inspection, however, Father realized … Continue reading Worlds in Miniature – Reflections to Inspire