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Under Intense Scrutiny

One of the gentlemen in our local congregation gave an excellent sermon yesterday on the parable of the talents [1] and on some of its many implications.  Among the more intriguing things he said was that commentators of the Bible … Continue reading

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You Have Not Yet Resisted To Blood

Yesterday morning I woke up early and spent the time before heading off to Hood River writing an article about one of my favorite stories in the Bible [1].  This is a story I have long wanted to write about, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Zip It

Zip It:  The Keep It Shut 40-Day Challenge, by Karen Ehman [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Zondervan.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This book joins an alarmingly lengthening list of challenging books that would … Continue reading

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Book Review: Treasured Grace

Treasured Grace, by Tracie Peterson [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Bethany Books.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] The author of this book, working in a genre I do not read as often as others … Continue reading

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Rhaid I Fi Ddysgu

There is an amusing web quiz on BuzzFeed that asks whether a word is nonsense or a Welsh word.  This does not sound as if it would be a very hard game, but it is.  One commenter on the quiz … Continue reading

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Book Review: Life Strategies

Life Strategies:  Doing What Works, Doing What Matters, by Phillip C. McGraw On television (and online) there is a commercial out that advertises two products, expressing “tough love” and “soft love.”  If you know anything about Dr. Phil, you can … Continue reading

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Book Review: How To Read A Person Like A Book

How To Read A Person Like A Book, by Gerard I. Nierenberg It is quite well known among anyone remotely familiar with me that I enjoy reading books and that I have a great deal of interest in the problem of … Continue reading

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Jo Mer Jeg Sier, Jo Mer Vil Jeg Si

One of the most notable sights in all the National Park System is Yellowstone National Park’s “Old Faithful,” a geyser that apparently used to be more faithful than it is.  Throughout the world, there are hot spots that allow the … Continue reading

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I’m Not That Kind Of Nerd

Today, while I was at my usual weekly Esperanto meeting, the gentleman sitting next to me asked me if I could fix some or other computer problem that was vexing me.  He did so, however, in a way that was … Continue reading

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Living Like We Were Dying

Yesterday morning, I rested on the Sabbath as I frequently do, by writing, in this case writing my next sermonette, which is about a month away.  During that time I talked with my mum about what feast plans her and … Continue reading

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