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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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Just Stop Your Crying, It’s A Sign Of The Times

Yesterday afternoon as I was listening to some music to relax at the end of a long day of work, I came across a review of the new Harry Styles single “Sign Of The Times,” which ended up being very … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind Little Women

Louisa May Alcott:  The Woman Behind Little Women, by Harriet Reisen, read by the author I must admit, Louisa May Alcott was a writer I grew up reading–in my Florida library there is still a copy of her work Little … Continue reading

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It’s A Small World After All

For most of today, I was not sure whether I really wanted to write about the day or not.  To be sure, it was a long day, and an interesting one, but I was not sure I wanted to take … Continue reading

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Book Review: Batavia’s Graveyard

Batavia’s Graveyard:  The True Story Of The Mad Heretic Who Led History’s Bloodiest Mutiny, by Mike Dash For those readers who do not know a great deal about either Australia’s history or the history of the Netherlands [1], this book … Continue reading

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Book Review: Death In The Baltic

Death In The Baltic:  The World War II Sinking Of The Wilhelm Gustloff, by Cathryn J. Prince As someone who reads and writes at least my fair share of literature about naval disasters [1], this book was definitely something that … Continue reading

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Book Review: Out Of The Depths

Out Of The Depths:  An Unforgettable World War II Story Of Survival, Courage, And The Sinking Of The USS Indianapolis, by Edgar Harrell, USMC with David Harrell This is a powerful story, a tale full of faith and divine providence, … Continue reading

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My Soul Is Exceedingly Sorrowful, Even Unto Death

Almost a decade ago, I was a member of a chamber orchestra at a local junior college that was in need of a violist across Tampa Bay from my home at the time.  Every Monday night from 6 to 10 … 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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Book Review: Love Is Stronger Than Death

Love Is Stronger Than Death, by Peter Kreeft This is, so far, my favorite book by this author by far.  In many ways the book reminds of me efforts by C.S. Lewis (the Four Loves [1]) and Henri Nouwen (Return … Continue reading

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