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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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Book Review: The Ultimate Official Guide To Club Penguin

The Ultimate Official Guide To Club Penguin, by Katherine Noll Have you ever heard of Club Penguin, an online community for flightless bird-loving young people?  Me neither, despite my general familiarity with age inappropriate entertainment [1].  I have to admit, … Continue reading

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Book Review: And Still She Laughs

And Still She Laughs:  Defiant Joy In The Depths Of Suffering, by Kate Merrick [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Thomas Nelson Publishing.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This book is messy in the best … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Spoonful Of Grace

A Spoonful Of Grace:  Mealtime Blessings In Bite-Sized Pieces, by Annette Hubbell [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by the Adams PR Group.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] When I requested this book based on an … Continue reading

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It’s Fire In The Streets Now, But It’s Quiet In Your Head

Shortly after starting this blog, the violence of the ongoing Syrian Civil War became something I paid attention to from time to time.  Given my time constraints, writing about it at length has not been feasible, because it is nothing … Continue reading

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An Introduction To Maternity Denied In Scripture

Although we have spent a great deal of time in this study looking at women whose children were famous and notable in the Bible, it is worthwhile as well to look at women who, for one reason or another, were … Continue reading

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Seeing Elisha Through The Eyes Of Children

Yesterday for my Sabbath School lesson [1], my lesson was on the miracles of Elisha.  Elisha, it should be noted, is one of the better known prophets of the Old Testament [2], and he is recorded to have done twice … Continue reading

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