Musings

These are the short articles from the weekly Mount Hope Lutheran School Newsletter. Topics include poems, paintings, great literary works, and the philosophy of classical education. You can browse through past articles here on the website, and you can subscribe to receive new ones in your inbox using the form on this page.

Eternity in Man’s Heart

Each child has been known by God even before birth, and a child will not simply cease to exist when death comes—a child has an eternal soul, which will either be saved or damned eternally.

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Listening to Joy

Certainly, many pieces of music merit our delight and admiration. But when seeking joy, let us welcome no one less than Christ into the score. For on that day when we stand in joy everlasting, we will be singing of no one but Him.

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The Christian Art of Science

Jesus is the one who literally holds the very atoms of our universe together; and when a scientist keeps this in mind, his faith in his gracious, loving, orderly God becomes central to the way he conducts the art of science.

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Paradise Is Found in Christ

Christ is the Christian’s Paradise, and Christians ought not think of Eden with a longing for mere material perfection, but should long for Christ and His Word.

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Theseus and Virtue

“Theseus was a champion and helper of [men in need] during his life, and graciously received the supplications of the poor and needy.”

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True Freedom and Music

Rather than a license to do whatever is pleasing in the moment, true freedom always comes along with a qualifier; if you are free, you are always free to do something.

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