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Make It Real

The story of this song and how it was recorded is not an unusual one, and there are many others like it.  The Jets were a sibling-based band, and were recording the songs for their second album (aside from a … Continue reading

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Nous Sommes Trahis Par Nos Corps Et Nos Esprits

i. Why is it that some cell inside your breast decided to stop working and stop what it was doing and then said, “Now I will simply divide and do nothing more for the rest of my days.”  Where did … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Brothers Karamazov

The Brothers Karamazov, by Fyodor Dostoevsky I only read this book because it was listed among 25 books that Christians should read [1].  Having read a few books that deal with Russian spirituality [2], this book was not unfamiliar to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Travels With My Aunt

Travels With My Aunt, by Graham Greene This may certainly be a late novel by Graham Greene, but it is equally certainly an enjoyable novel to read and one that can charitably be called Nathanish.  Greene wrote many novels that … Continue reading

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Book Review: No Man’s Land

No Man’s Land/The Stranger’s Hand, by Graham Greene Greene was such a prolific author that some of his writings remained undiscovered and unappreciated for a long period of time, and such is the case here.  It is quite possible that … Continue reading

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Book Review: Gathering Courage

Gathering Courage:  A Life-Changing Journey Through Adoption, Adversity, And A Reading Disability, by T.A. McMullin [Note:  This book was provided free of charge through BookCrash.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This book certainly lives up to its name, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Secrets To Your Successful Domestic Adoption

Secrets To Your Successful Domestic Adoption:  Insider Advice To Create Your Forever Family Faster, by Jennifer Joyce Pedley I want to state at the outset, because this could be misunderstood, that I reviewed this book as part of my own … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Letters Of Jane Austen

The Letters Of Jane Austen, by Jane Austen As someone who has long been interested in the writings of Jane Austen [1], I thought it would be worthwhile to take a look at her letters, and this book was certainly … Continue reading

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When History Becomes Family History: Part Two

I did not realize until last night that my post on finding people in the church with whom I was connected by family ties [1] would be a regular phenomenon, but here goes.  Yesterday at church I had a fairly … Continue reading

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Mysteries Of The Bible: What Does The Nature Of Christ Have To Do With The Virgin Mary?

At first glance, the nature of Christ would not have anything to do with the virgin Mary.  Yet when we look at the distinctive and unbiblical doctrines of the Roman Catholic Church relating to the Virgin Mary, one finds that … Continue reading

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