Last October, the church-sponsored small group my husband and I belong to welcomed two children into the world. I crocheted blankets for these latest arrivals. As I weaved the shiny hook in and out of loops of soft, pastel-colored yarn, I thought about what the psalmist described as God’s knitting project: (more…)

Film critics continue to recognize and praise Pixar’s well-thought-out work.

Fifteen years after Toy Story made animation history as the first feature-length computer-animated film, Toy Story 3 hit theatres today. As one of the kids who fell in love with the first movie back in 1995, I am impatient to see the latest adventures of Woody, Buzz Lightyear, and friends, but in the meantime, I’m happy to see Pixar’s eleventh production rack up good reviews. (more…)