Monthly Archives: March 2014

Book Review: The Secret Place Of The Most High For Women

The Secret Place Of The Most High For Women, by Busola Jegede [Note: This book was provided free of charge by Author’s Blog Tours in exchange for an honest review.] This book is fascinating for a variety of reasons. For … Continue reading

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A Contrarian’s Guide To Driving

Whether it is by accident or design, I often tend to end up driving and especially owning cars that are extremely sensitive to outside conditions. For example, I frequently have to drive up and down the northern part of OR-217 … Continue reading

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Book Review: Building A Ministry Of Spiritual Mentoring

Building A Ministry Of Spiritual Mentoring, by Jim Grassi [Note: This book was provided free of charge by Thomas Nelson Publishers in exchange for an honest book review.] It is difficult for me to review a book like this fairly, … Continue reading

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Leave Me Disconnected Somehow

In a network of people, what are some of the ways that people have influence, that subtle form of power that allows them to provide information without having direct control [1]? Let us assume that influence is not necessarily good, … Continue reading

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How Can We Save The World When We Cannot Even Save Ourselves?

For a variety of reasons, I am particularly fond of both reading as well as watching movie adaptations of movies about young people in peril [1]. Considering my own perilous life, I can relate a great deal to the young … Continue reading

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Book Review: Spirit Wisdom For Daily Living

Spirit Wisdom For Daily Living: Your guide for mental, emotional and spiritual well-being, by Clint G. Bridges [Note: This book was provided free of charge by Author’s Blog Tour in exchange for an honest review.] Sometimes the text that is … Continue reading

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Book Review: Borders Of Infinity

Borders Of Infinity, by Lois McMaster Bujold As a series of loosely connected novellas that are part of a frame story of Miles Vorkosigan [1] working with the Barrayaran Security chief to foil a plot against his father’s rule as … Continue reading

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Just Looking For A Home

When I was a child growing up as a stranger in rural West Central Florida, one of the songs I learned that I felt rather strongly about was a curious song called “The Boll Weevil Song.” This particular song gives … Continue reading

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Get The Show On, Get Paid

Yesterday I heard a Smash Mouth song on the radio, which does not happen often these days, and it reminded me of a college story of mine. Smash Mouth was extremely successful in the early 2000’s when their second album, … Continue reading

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A Friend Of The Savior Is A Friend Of Mine

The band The Grateful Dead had a song, which I became familiar with when it was covered by The Counting Crows for their greatest-hits album, called “A Friend Of The Devil Is A Friend Of Mine.” That song happens to … Continue reading

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