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Book Review: Cultivate

Cultivate:  A Grace-Filled Guide To Growing An Intentional Life, by Lara Casey [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Thomas Nelson.] In reading this book, I found that I share a great deal in common with its author. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Faeries

Faeries, described and illustrated by Brian Froud and Alan Lee My thoughts on this book are deeply mixed.  On the one hand, the paintings and drawing included here are immensely beautiful and often whimsical and imaginative, and that is something … Continue reading

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Book Review: Walking The Bible (For Kids)

Walking The Bible:  An Illustrated Journey For Kids Through The Greatest Stories Ever Told, by Bruce Feiler As someone who has read a fair amount of the prosography of Bruce Feiler, I must admit I am somewhat mystified as to … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Council Of Dads

The Council Of Dads:  My Daughters, My Illness, And The Men Who Could Be Me, by Bruce Feiler Of all of the books I have read by this author, this is the first that I can give an unreserved recommendation … Continue reading

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Book Review: Secrets Of Happy Families

Secrets Of Happy Families:  Improve Your Mornings, Rethink Family Dinner, Fight Smarter, Go Out And Play, And Much More, by Bruce Feiler One of the occupational hazards of coming from a terribly dysfunctional family is that one reads a great … Continue reading

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Are You, Are You, Coming To The Tree?

Yesterday before church services, some of the little ragamuffin population of our congregation decided it would be a pleasant thing to consider me a tree and to act accordingly.  Although from time to time I have joked about my partial … Continue reading

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Youth Tales Of Crisis And Despair

This past Sabbath I heard a sermon that gave me a great deal to ponder.  The speaker commented in his introduction on the rise of youth tales of crisis and despair, as if this was a new thing, and he … Continue reading

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Book Review: Collateral Damage

Collateral Damage:  Guiding And Protecting Your Child Through The Minefield Of Divorce, by Dr. John T. Chirban I did not participate in Dr. Chirban’s divorce survey promoted through the Dr. Phil show, but in reading this book I found the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Pepper, Pumpkin, And The Magical Pajamas: Pumpkin Is Missing

Pepper, Pumpkin, And The Magical Pajamas:  Pumpkin Is Missing, by Rita Madison [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Books Go Social. All thoughts and opinions are my own.] As a result of having joined yet another book … Continue reading

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Young Josiah

Earlier this week I got a brief message from our choir director that told us we had no choir practice and encouraged us to enjoy our week off.  As is my fashion, I felt it necessarily to reply somewhat cheekishly … Continue reading

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