Author Archives: nathanalbright

About nathanalbright

I'm a person with diverse interests who loves to read. If you want to know something about me, just ask.

The Love Is All Around Me

In 1994, when I was a young teenager towards the beginning of my thus far uneven and eventful career as a tragicomic romantic hero, a movie came out called “Four Weddings And A Funeral” which featured strong performances from Andie … Continue reading

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Book Review: Crafting The Personal Essay

Crafting The Personal Essay:  A Guide For Writing And Publishing Creative Nonfiction, by Dinty W. Moore When a writer has been given or has chosen for himself the name of a tasty can of beef stew, there is little choice … Continue reading

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Book Review: Creative Nonfiction

Creative Nonfiction:  Researching And Crafting Stories Of Real Life, by Philip Gerard The writer of this book is gives a great deal of thoughtful and personal advice about writing creative nonfiction.  This is the term that has been more or … Continue reading

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Who Does It Belong To, Anyway?

This past weekend, a friend of mine whose political beliefs are far more on the “progressive” side than my own posted a bill being proposed by a Democratic representative from Wisconsin who had formerly been on welfare before downgrading her … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Death Of Christian Thought

The Death Of Christian Thought:  The Deception Of Humanism And How To Protect Yourself, by Michael D. Lemay [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Aneko Press.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Sometimes a book’s title … Continue reading

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Book Review: I Can With I AM

I Can With I AM:  Be Somebody, by Sheila M. Luck [Note:  This book was given free of charge by Aneko Press.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] A few years ago I heard a minister give a message … Continue reading

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Moabite Women

Yesterday for his sermon, our pastor gave a thoughtful examination of the relevance and importance of Balaam for believers, a matter that has gotten little discussion at least in my memory [1].  Balaam has what amounts to a cameo role … Continue reading

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Book Review: Beautiful Oops

Beautiful Oops, by Barney Saltzberg I happened to read this book somewhat by accident.  In early October, when I was visiting my CASA kiddo, this happened to be one of the books in the toy chest, and so I read … Continue reading

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Book Review: When There Is No Miracle

When There Is No Miracle:  Finding Hope In Pain And Suffering, by Robert L. Wise [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Kregel Book Tours in exchange for an honest review.] In an unexpected way, this book managed … Continue reading

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Because I Knew You, I Have Been Changed For Good

Some time ago, I read about the phenomenon that what we find changes who we become [1].  This is also true of who we find as well.  It is not hard for me to see where I have been drastically … Continue reading

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