An Unexpected Journal: Imagination (Volume 2 #1) (Paperback)

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The Power of Imagination
Our imaginations are often treated as relics of our childhood. We are told to grow up and leave that sense of awe and wonder behind. What if these modernistic tendencies were entirely wrong? What if we were meant to live enchanted lives, seeing the world with the joy and amazement?

This collection of essays, stories, and poems is meant to explore the power of the imagination and its unique connection to our human nature.

"Imagination and Its Role in Faith" by C.M. Alvarez. An essay on how imagination open the mind to faith.

"We Have Sinned and Grown Old: A Reflection on Imagination and Motherhood" by Nicole Howe. An essay on the innocence of youthful wonder.
"Messiah" by Adam L. Brackin. A short story of a voyage to Paradise.
"Awe" by Annie Nardone. A poem regarding a sense of wonder.
"The Adventures of Asher Svenson, Story Two: A Feast of Fishes" by Lucas Holt. The second installment with the tale of Asher Svenson and his adventures at the seashore.
"Reviving a Sacred Imagination" by Annie Crawford. An essay on the way reason and imagination are both necessary for discipleship.
"Light in the Darkness" by Korine Martinez. A short story about striving against evil. Inspired by the true story of Charlotte Thomason.
"Imagining Conversion" by Josiah Peterson. An essay regarding the way conversion stories change lives.
"God, the Playwright" by Donald W. Catchings, Jr. A poem on the Gospel as an imaginative masterpiece.
"The Armor of the Dragon: Chapter One - What Grew in the Garden" by Daniel Asperheim. A short story on the beginning of a magical adventure.
"Re-Enchanting the World: A Tale of Two Paradigms" by Josh Herring. An essay on overcoming our modern disenchantment.
"Celestial Rodeo" by Daniel Ray. A short story on the importance of humility.
"The Imaginative Power of Sub-Creation" by Zak Schmoll. An essay reflecting on why we love Tolkien's stories.

Cover art by Virginia de la Lastra

Volume 2, Issue 1, Spring 2019
198 pages

Product Details
ISBN: 9798223067948
Publisher: Unexpected Journal
Publication Date: March 5th, 2019
Pages: 200
Language: English
Series: Volume 2