Tag Archives: depression

The Madness Of Calculators

[Note:  As I was in the middle of writing this particular entry, I found out about the death, likely by suicide, of Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington, at the age of 41.  While I had not intended on writing this … Continue reading

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Book Review: You Are Free

You Are Free:  Be Who You Already Are, by Rebekah Lyons [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Zondervan.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Part of the occupational hazard of being who suffers openly and conspicuously … Continue reading

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You Know My Name

“You Know My Name” happens to be one of my favorite Bond themes of all time, and it is easy to understand why.  The music has a cinematic quality well captured in the music video, which shows singer Chris Cornell … Continue reading

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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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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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Book Review: The Quotidian Mysteries

The Quotidian Mysteries:  Laundry, Liturgy and “Women’s Work,” by Kathleen Norris This short book of less than 100 pages served as the text of the 1998 Madeleva Lecture in Spirituality, and it takes a clear Catholic perspective of the relationship … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Spectacle Of Glory

A Spectacle Of Glory:  God’s Light Shining Through Me Every Day:  A Devotional, by Joni Eareckson Tada with Larry Libby [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Zondervan.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Knowing a bit … Continue reading

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Book Review: Grieving The Loss Of A Loved One

Grieving The Loss Of A Loved One, by Kathe Wunnenberg [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Zondervan in exchange for an honest review.] As the second book I have read from this author [1], I was reading … Continue reading

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Book Review: When There Are No Easy Answers

When There Are No Easy Answers: Thinking Differently About God, Suffering, And Evil, by John S. Feinberg [Note: This book was provided free of charge by Kregel Book Tours in exchange for an honest review.] As someone who for personal … Continue reading

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What Would You Want On Your Tombstone?

When I was a child, one of the more amusing commercials on television that I remember featured a person blindfolded and facing a firing squad, and asked what they wanted on their tombstone, and the response would be something like … Continue reading

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