Monthly Archives: October 2014

Still Waters Run Deep

About fourteen years ago, I had a ten hour layover in Amsterdam and if I had not been particularly destitute after several weeks at a United Youth Corps project in Ghana, I would have gone to the Anne Frank House. … Continue reading

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Book Review: My Breaking Point, God’s Turning Point

My Breaking Point, God’s Turning Point: Experience God’s Amazing Power To Restore, by Ricky Texada [Note: This book was provided free of charge by Bethany Books in exchange for an honest review.] In many ways, this was a difficult book … Continue reading

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Argumentative Reflection: Thoughts On The Prisoner

[Note: This post is part of a series of argumentative reflections, short views on a given subject, for one of my online coursera class. You may see the other notes here [1]:] As someone who has had the misfortune of … Continue reading

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Book Review: If God Is Good

If God Is Good: Faith In The Midst Of Suffering And Evil, by Randy Alcorn [Note: This book was provided free of charge by Blogging For Books/Multnomah WaterBrook Press in exchange for an honest review.] There are some people who … Continue reading

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How Much Do I Invest?

Yesterday I read a thoughtful and extremely bittersweet romance novel, which had a profoundly worthwhile quote close to its end: “You don’t get to choose if you get hurt in this world, old man, but you do have some say … Continue reading

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The Judgments Of The Lord Are True And Righteous Altogether

Today I would like to comment on some of my rather complicated and intense personal thoughts about a matter discussed in Psalm 19:8-10, the issue of the judgments of the Eternal: “The statutes of the Lord are right, rejoicing the … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Fault In Our Stars

The Fault In Our Stars, by John Green I tend to be somewhat late to reading books that are massive pop culture phenomena because of the large backlog of works I read on a regular basis, and admittedly reading this … Continue reading

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In The Presence Of My Enemies

Among the most difficult and challenging verses of the Bible are those that deal with the care and concern that is required for one’s enemies. Here are a few scriptures that give the general feeling of how the Bible would … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Maze Runner

The Maze Runner, by James Dashner Having already seen the movie [1] for this book, I was curious to see how the movie interpreted the book, and when a friend of mine who is a fellow fan of dystopian fiction … Continue reading

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A View Of The Institutional Framework Of The Composition And Publication Of The Psalms

In our intensely individualistic age, anyone with an opinion, some kind of keyboard or keypad, and an internet connection can share their opinions and thoughts and feelings with anyone who is inclined to read them. Whether we are sharing our … Continue reading

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