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Strange Fire

One of the characteristic problems of our age is the way in which such great harm to our society and to the people within it is caused by the desire of many people to view themselves as the victims of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Making Out Like A Virgin

Making Out Like A Virgin:  Sex, Desire & Intimacy After Sexual Trauma, edited by Catriona McHardy and Cathy Plourde There is a deep and unrecognized contradiction at the heart of this book.  The title of the book and the sentiment … Continue reading

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Book Review: Predators

Predators:  Who They Are And How To Stop Them, by Gregory M. Cooper & Michael R. King with Thomas McHoes Reading a book like this, apart from its subject matter, is a fascinating experience for a variety of reasons.  For … Continue reading

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Book Review: Predators, Pedophiles, Rapists, And Other Sex Offenders

Predators, Pedophiles, Rapists, And Other Sex Offenders:  Who They Are, HOw They Operate, and How We Can Protect Ourselves And Our Children, by Anna C. Salter There is a bit of tension in this particular book relating to its title.  … Continue reading

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Book Review: Catch And Kill

Catch And Kill:  Lies, Spies, And The Conspiracy To Protect Predators, Ronan Farrow It seems like those who write about the Harvey Weinstein case and all of its horrors are unable to limit their attention to that case but feel … Continue reading

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Book Review: Educated

Educated, by Tara Westover I have to admit that when I started reading this book that I was a bit concerned about the tack that it was going to take.  I figured that it was a given that the book … Continue reading

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Book Review: Growing Up In The Care Of Strangers

Growing Up In The Care Of Strangers:  The Experiences, Insights, And Recommendations Of Eleven Former Foster Kids, by Waln K. Brown & John R. Seita Leo Tolstoy once said in the beginning to Anna Karenina that all happy families are … Continue reading

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Book Review: Jeanne

Jeanne:  A Journey From Abandonment And Abuse To Forgiveness And Truth, by Sylvia Hornback [Note: This book was provided free of charge by Adams PR Group. All thoughts and opinions are my own.] There are many different kinds of fiction … Continue reading

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Book Review: Protecting Your Child From Predators

Protecting Your Child From Predators:  How To Recognize And Respond To Sexual Danger, by Beth Robinson, EdD and Latayne C. Scott, PhD [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Bethany House Books.  All thoughts and opinions are my … Continue reading

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That Surprised No One

If one is even remotely as fond of conspiracy theories as I am, there is a clear pattern of how it is that people who can cause trouble are disposed of.  If possible, things are made to look like a … Continue reading

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