For My Children

Sara Coleridge DeskFrom my new book, Sara Coleridge: Her Life and Thought, now in print. The first lines I shared were with my children, which I print here for all to read: Continue reading

Faithful Love

John Tyson--Assist Me to ProclaimParents worry about their children. I was reminded of this simple fact while reading John Tyson’s thoughtful biography: Assist Me to Proclaim: The Life and Hymns of Charles Wesley (2007). Despite his status as one of the most notable ministers and lyricists in eighteenth-century England, Charles Wesley cared no less about the formation and development of his children than any other parent in his age (or our own, for that matter, I suppose). Continue reading