Monthly Archives: February 2018

Leaping The Hurdle Of Low Expectations

I have commented before [1] on the strange disconnect that often exists between my fervor in evaluating things and my strong aversion about being evaluated by others.  While I certainly have a bias and perspective, I consider myself to be … Continue reading

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Book Review: How Do Cats Do That?

How Do Cats Do That?:  Discover How Cats Do The Amazing Things They Do, by Peter Scottsdale [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Books Go Social/Net Gallery.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] While I do … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Fiction Writer’s Handbook: Ten Minute Edits

The Fiction Writer’s Handbook:  Ten Minute Edits, by Dennis Hays [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Author’s Den.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] With the proliferation of self-published writing, especially fiction, there is a worthwhile … Continue reading

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Makes No Sense At All

Almost alone among the major thinkers of psychology in the psychoanalytic school, I can read the works of Viktor Frankl with pleasure [1].  Why is this?  Among that school of thinkers there was a variety of speculations about where man’s … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Black Panther

So, after work I went to see Black Panther to see if all the hype was worthwhile.  This is a movie which was first brought to my attention because of the controversy involving racist review trolls whose negativity sought to … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Serious Call To A Devout And Holy Life

A Serious Call To A Devout And Holy Life, by William Law I would likely never have read quite a few books, including this one, had I not first read a book commending this work as one of 25 books … Continue reading

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Book Review: Breaking Cover

Breaking Cover:  My Secret Life In The CIA And What It Taught Me About What’s Worth Fighting For, by Michele Rigby Assad [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Tyndale Blog Network.  All thoughts and opinions are my … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts On Polycarp’s Martyrdom

I have been listening to a discussion of the writings of the apostolic fathers, those leaders of the second or third generation of Christians who at least had the chance of having heard the Gospel message from the apostles, and … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Great Courses: Classics Of British Literature: Part 4

Great Courses:  Classics Of British Literature, Part 4, by Professor John Sutherland One gets the clearest sense of an author’s bias and agendas when one looks at “classic” literature from the period most closely to the contemporary.  At least when … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Great Courses: Classics Of British Literature: Part 3

Great Courses:  Classics Of British Literature:  Part 3, by Professor John Sutherland By this point in a course, the third part of four, one ought to have some idea of what one is getting, and this is certainly the case … Continue reading

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