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

The Prince Of Ezekiel 45 and 46

[Note: This is the prepared text of a sermon given to the Dalles congregation of the United Church of God on the Feast of Trumpets, Sabbath, September 19, 2020.] Who will sit on the throne of David after the return … Continue reading

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Book Review: Natural Disasters: Forest Fires

Natural Disasters: Forest Fires, by Luke Thompson Among all the books aimed at young readers regarding forest fires, this had the least amount of content involved in it, but it was interesting to see anyway how it was that so … Continue reading

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Book Review: Forest Fires (Natural Disasters)

Forest Fires (Natural Disasters), by Laura Purdie Salas Forest fires are a fact of life in some areas. Over the course of my life I have been around areas where forest fires were common, to the extent where certain sights … Continue reading

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Book Review: Critical Thinking About Environmental Issues: Forest Fires

Critical Thinking About Environmental Issues: Forest Fires, by Linda E. Platts It is remarkable, as I write this, that the West Coast has been dealing with months of terrible fires, and earlier this year we had catastrophic fires in Australia … Continue reading

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Exploring Why The Personal Is Political And Vice Versa

One of the common statements that is made by people, especially those of an activist persuasion, is that the personal is the political. One of the aspects that makes politics so contentious and so fierce, regardless of one’s worldview, is … Continue reading

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Book Review: If I Survive

If I Survive: Frederick Douglass And Family In The Walter O. Evans Collection, edited by Celeste-Marie Bernie and Andrew Taylor I found this book deeply frustrating to read. In the midst of this staggering collection of manuscripts included in facsimile … Continue reading

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Book Review: Frederick Douglass: Prophet Of Freedom

Frederick Douglass: Prophet Of Freedom, by David W. Blight Sometimes I wonder whether books like this help or hurt the agendas of those who are writing them. I must admit that this book talked a lot more about the personal … Continue reading

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Book Review: Frederick Douglass: America’s Prophet

Frederick Douglass: America’s Prophet, by D.H. Dilbeck It is one of those ironies of history that it has required a place within the Church to make a genuine prophetic message. There are a great many people–Frederick Douglass included–who have criticized … Continue reading

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The Dilemmas Of Time And Resources In Politics & War

As someone who is fond of games of logistics [1], I thought it would be worthwhile to comment at least a little bit about one of the games I play called Politics & War, and some of the aspects of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Fire And Fortitude

Fire And Fortitude: The US Army In The Pacific War, 1941-1943, by John C. McManus Sometimes one proves a point by trying to prove the contrary. Such is the case here, as this book deals with the general trend to … Continue reading

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