Letters from China 1937

The excerpts below were written by Rev. Andrew Allison a couple of months before the Japanese army invaded Nanking (current day Nanjing). Rev. Allison (a distant relative of mine by marriage) and his wife lived near Nanjing and Shanghai in Kiangyin (current day Jiangyin) as missionaries prior to WWII. My mom recently discovered 5 of … Continue reading Letters from China 1937

“A Whole World is Hidden from Us”

I've been thinking about the term "perspective" lately. It's a loaded term. According to the online Mirriam-Webster dictionary one definition is, "The interrelation in which a subject or its parts are mentally viewed." That sounds a bit like word salad to me, so I looked it up in the Mirriam-Webster ELEMENTARY dictionary which says, "The … Continue reading “A Whole World is Hidden from Us”