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Book Review: A Spiritual Heritage

A Spiritual Heritage:  Connecting Kids And Grandkids To God And Family, by Glen and Ellen Schuknecht [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Kregel Book Tours.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] I have read a great … Continue reading

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La Hotel Espero: Chapter Four

Chapter Four Day Two:  The Bellhop It was the same nightmare again.  He tried to remember it before it faded into forgetfulness like so much of his past life had.  If he kept on having the same nightmare, he was … Continue reading

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I Know I’m Not The Only One

I suppose it is a bit unusual that I would find an insightful comment from an author’s discussion of the rivalry between Prince and Michael Jackson in the 1980s.  Given that the insight involved quirkiness and awkwardness, though, I suppose … Continue reading

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Book Review: I Didn’t Come Here To Make Friends

I Didn’t Come Here To Make Friends:  Confessions Of A Reality Show Villain, by Courtney Robertson with Deb Baer I’m not sure that I could be considered a member of Bachelor Nation, although I was called it at least once … Continue reading

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Book Review: Distant God

Distant God:  Why He Feels Far Away…And What We Can Do About It, by Chris Nye [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Moody Publishers.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] As a resident of the Portland … Continue reading

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Shut Up, You Talk Too Much

Over the past few months there has been an increasing trend for athletes to protest what they view as police brutality in various cities to protest during the singing of the National Anthem as some sort of political statement.  I … Continue reading

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Book Review: Mastery Of Speech: Book Three

Mastery Of Speech:  Book Three:  How To Speak Well Under All Ordinary Conditions, by Frederick Houk Law As a fond reader of forgotten books, I often find myself reading parts of books that have other volumes that for whatever reason … Continue reading

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Getting Meta

One of the names I commonly choose for characters in games is the name Metanoia, a somewhat obscure word transliterated from the Greek word for repentance [1].  The reason the word is obscure is not because it is unimportant, but … Continue reading

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A Better Way

Yesterday I had the chance to talk before and after services with the gentleman who gave the sermon, who happens to be a friend of mine and occasional host of friendly dinners.  The subject matter of his message was a … Continue reading

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I’m Not Listening

In the 1790’s, a ferocious period of partisanship as well as a foreign war scare involving Great Britain and France led to the passsing of Alien & Sedition laws that made it a crime to speak out against the president … Continue reading

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