The Agony and the Ecstasy – Irving Stone

This is a unique book in that it’s a biographical novel.  It’s a biography – with all the facts and dates and actual people associated with the subject – Michelangelo.  But it’s also a novel, which means the author included dialogue, motives and thoughts.  It made for fascinating reading and I really enjoyed it. It […]

What is a Broken Heart?

In Psalm 51, a Psalm of repentance David wrote after he was confronted by Nathan the prophet about his sin with Bathsheba, David makes the following statement (vss 16-17): For You do not delight in sacrifice, otherwise I would give it; You are not pleased with burnt offering. The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit; […]