Tag Archive: sacrifice

Garments of Red: A Short Story of the Christian Martyrs

“Fascinated, the Romans watched as the lions bounded heavily toward the cluster of Christians…”

The West Wind Comes Walking: A Lord of the Rings Fan-Fiction Story

“Has the whistle of shafts ever wounded so deeply? Borne on the wind, flying like the birds, singing their own severing songs, with beaks thirsting for heart’s blood…” (Rated: PG-13)

The Noblest Sacrifice: A Tale of the Forty Martyrs of Sebaste

Read this retelling of the sacrificial deaths of the Forty Martyrs of Sebaste from the Eastern wing of the Church.

The Disciple Whom Jesus Loved: Part 4

As the events of the Passion unfold, St. John recounts his experience beneath the cross.

Bird-Boned and Human: A Star Trek Fan-Fiction Story

“She was waiting for the grief to lessen, or to change into something else, to break like a fever. It clung on inside her, thinning out every cell in her body until she felt that the wind should pass through her and her feet should make no print in the sand.” (Rated: PG)

The True Myth: Easter as the Greatest Story Ever Told

A look at Easter as the Greatest Story Ever Told, and the one “True Myth”, combining historical believability with the power of Eucatastrophe.

Sacrifice of the Sun

“The moon calls to wind, ‘Blow hither the clouds to shield my beauty fair…’”

Penetrating the Clay: Lenten Devotions in the Christian Life

Although Lent can often feel trying, this time of spiritual testing makes ready the ground for new life that comes through the Passion and Resurrection of Christ.

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