Tag Archives: death

I’m Not Alone Because I Brought The Wind

Earlier today I was listening to a lengthy lecture by a polyglot (a speaker of many languages), who was talking about his efforts to learn obscure natives in Central America.  One of the languages he knew was represented by a … Continue reading

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Book Review: After The Cheering Stops

After The Cheering Stops:  An NFL Wife’s Story Of Concussions, Loss, And The Faith That Saw Her Through, by Cyndy Feasel with Mike Yorkey [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Thomas Nelson Publishing.  All thoughts and opinions … Continue reading

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At Every Occasion I’ll Be Ready For The Funeral

Because I have a somewhat morbid sense of humor and a frequent tendency to muse on the darker side of life and death [1], it ought to come as no surprise that recently while spending some time chatting with people … Continue reading

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Written In The Sands

From 1971 to 1999, every calendar year without exception, Elton John had a top 40 hit on the American pop charts, a record of consistent success that will likely never be equaled.  The last of these hit singles was a … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: The Murder Of King Tut

The Murder Of King Tut:  The Plot To Kill The Child King–A Nonfiction Thriller, by James Patterson and Martin Dugard, read by Joe Barrett I must admit that I have not read many of the murder mysteries from the prolific … Continue reading

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Book Review: I Was The Nuremberg Jailer

I Was The Nuremberg Jailer, by Col. Burton C. Andrus (US Army Ret) In the period after World War II there was a host of quirky memoirs from memorable people in memorable situations that became popular for a period [1]. … Continue reading

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Game Review: The Oregon Trail Card Game

The Oregon Trail Card Game, By Pressman (2-6 Players Ages 12 and Up) This game is precisely the sort of card game that I find appealing.  For one, I am part of the target demographic of the game, namely someone … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Murderers Among Us

The Murderers Among Us:  The Simon Wiesenthal Memoirs, edited by Joseph Wechsberg This book has an interesting niche when it comes to writings about the aftermath of World War II.  For a variety of reasons, I tend to reflect often … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Sunflower

The Sunflower:  On The Possibilities And Limits Of Forgiveness, by Simon Wiesenthal This book hit home in a more than usual way.  In this roughly 300 page book, the first third is taken up with a narrative by famous Nazi … Continue reading

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Mysteries Of The Bible: Does Isaiah 66:24 Speak Of Immortal Worms?

One is put in the way of biblical mysteries in a variety of different ways [1].  Sometimes people ask you questions and you go about answering them.  Recently, my congregation had a sermonette class where I delivered a message on … Continue reading

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