On Watching Our Language

By Sarah Cornwell In the United States, we are living in a time of anger and fear. You may have felt some measure of this yourself. In general, these are not considered to be positive emotions, but in certai... Read More...

Clear-Sighted Preaching

This post continues a series of essays on preaching from the perspective of lay people. Previous entries may be found here. By Sarah Cornwell I have worn glasses since I was 4 years old. Suffice it to say... Read More...

Katherine Hepburn and Zeal

This is the fourth post in a series in which I explore what classic film actresses in iconic roles can teach us — and, more particularly, my fast-growing daughter — about the seven classic virtues. These posts ... Read More...

Virtue and the Women of Old Hollywood

To introduce my daughter to the seven classic virtues, I will enlist the help of classic guides: Ingrid Bergman, Myrna Loy, Katherine Hepburn, and Jean Arthur, among others.