Monthly Archives: March 2017

I Read Bad Books So You Don’t Have To

I must admit that I have a few guilty pleasures in life.  Among them is watching videos that are critical of contemporary culture, especially music and movies.  There are a lot of funny people who take their bad art very … Continue reading

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Book Review: Behind The Scenes

Behind The Scenes, by Jen Turano [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Bethany House.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Having read novels by this author before [1] and at at least a few other historical … Continue reading

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Book Review: Practicing The Power

Practicing The Power:  Welcoming The Gifts Of The Holy Spirit In Your Life, by Sam Storms [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Zondervan.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This book is admittedly more than a … Continue reading

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An Act Of Moral Imagination

Earlier today, as I wrote this, I met a close friend of my roommate who will apparently be visiting for some time.  I had never met him before but I was familiar with his name, and he expressed the same … Continue reading

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Book Review: Fodor’s Essential Caribbean

Fodor’s Essential Caribbean, by Fodor’s Travel For those who are not aware, my family and I are planning on going to St. Lucia for the Feast of Tabernacles and as is my fashion [1], I tend to enjoy reading books … Continue reading

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Book Review: Homeland And Other Stories

Homeland And Other Stories, by Barbara Kingslover I got this book to read from the library because it had a story on St. Lucia and my library does not have many books on the subject.  Like much of the fiction … Continue reading

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Book Review: Cultures Of The World: Saint Lucia

Cultures Of The World:  Saint Lucia, by Tamra Orr As is my custom when I plan my travels for the Feast of Tabernacles to foreign countries [1], I like to get insight about a country by reading about it.  Perhaps … Continue reading

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Gaslighting Nathan

I first became familiar with the term gaslighting through an unusual source.  During my college years, I purchased the first album from the band Steely Dan [1] during my lifetime, the aptly named “Two Against Nature.”  The first track on … Continue reading

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Book Review: Women In The Bible For Dummies

Women In The Bible For Dummies, by Rev. John Trigilo Jr. and Rev. Kenneth Brighenti This book, one of several in this series and others like it I have read [1], and I have to say that I was somewhat … Continue reading

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Book Review: Lost Women Of The Bible

Lost Women of the Bible:  Finding Strength & Significance Through Their Stories, by Carolyn Custis James I must admit that I greatly liked this book, enough that if I can find a reasonably priced volume it would be well worth … Continue reading

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