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Book Review: Culture Of Peace

Culture Of Peace, edited by David V. Edling [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Hendrickson Publishers.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This is truly a time where we need to cultivate a culture of peace.  … Continue reading

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Book Review: Compelling Conversations: Speaking Exercises For Vietnamese Learners Of English

Compelling Conversations:  Speaking Exercises For Vietnamese Learners Of English, by Teresa X. Nguyen & Eric H. Roth [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Chimayo Press.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] From time to time [1], … Continue reading

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Book Review: Compelling Conversations For Fundraisers

Compelling Conversations For Fundraisers:  Talk Your Way To Success With Donors And Funders, by Janet Levine and Laurie A. Selik [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Chimayo Press.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Being somewhat … Continue reading

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On The High Cost Of Civility

While I have a great deal of sympathy and considerable agreement with libertarian economic ideas [1], I am frequently reminded in moments like these why I part ways with libertarians when it comes to cultural matters.  We happen to live … Continue reading

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At The Feet Of The Apostles

How old were you, Papias, when you sat the feet of the aged Apostle John when he was talking about how he laid on the breast of our beloved Savior so many years ago?  What did you hear about the … Continue reading

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A Park-Like Experience

Today was the last round of our dinner club meals this year [1] and since I was the one hosting, I figured it would be easiest to have a picnic meal al fresca, since I am not able to host … Continue reading

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The Problem Of Simultaneous Fronts

From time to time I note [1] that sometimes the most ideal way to solve a problem is to make it bigger.  This is contrary to the usual expectation.  Normally, we like to solve a problem by making it smaller … Continue reading

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Bammelbegierde

It is a feeling that starts early in life.  You are a toddler, fascinated by watching a show with scary animals on it, both afraid and drawn to the danger at the same time.  Your mother looks pensive at a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Redeeming How We Talk

Redeeming How We Talk:  Discover How Communication Fuels Our Growth, Shapes Our Relationships, And Changes Our Lives, by Ken Wytsma and A.J. Swoboda [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Moody Publishers/Net Gallery.  All thoughts and opinions are … Continue reading

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Alone Together

For a long time I have understood the awkward feeling of being alone in a crowd of people, and I think it is worthwhile to ponder this.  Most of the the time I wonder about this phenomenon I am thinking … Continue reading

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