Of Faith And Family
The Death Of Mungo Blackwell by Lauren Brandenburg is a beautiful contemporary Christian novel about the most important things in life – faith and family.
Some people chase wealth but the richest people are those with others to love them.
The family unit is important. Within the novel there is a family who has a change of circumstances and with it, a reorganising of priorities.
Life in the city is stifling. As Solomon said in Ecclesiastes, it is all chasing the wind – we work to get money to buy things we do not need. We spend our lives chasing the next ‘big’ thing. We entrap ourselves. In contrast life in the country brings freedom – freedom to be who we were created to be. The family unit is strong. It pulls together to offer love and support.Continue reading