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Book Review: Through His Eyes

Through His Eyes:  My Journey From Sexual Abuse Victim To Victory In Jesus Christ, by Deborah Mayers [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BooksGoSocial.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This book has a pretty easy … Continue reading

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Oh, That We Might See Some Good

Sometimes, a theme for a particular Sabbath comes through the unobtrusive combination of many elements, that although uncoordinated by the people involved shows a certain coherence that draws attention. Indeed, this combination of independent but simultaneously interrelated decisions to focus … Continue reading

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Book Review: Cultivate

Cultivate:  A Grace-Filled Guide To Growing An Intentional Life, by Lara Casey [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Thomas Nelson.] In reading this book, I found that I share a great deal in common with its author. … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Fierce Love

A Fierce Love:  One Woman’s Courageous Journey To Save Her Marriage, by Shauna Shanks [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Zondervan.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] I found this book a lot more relevant than … Continue reading

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Mysteries Of The Bible: Why Does The Bible Talk So Much About Genealogy

Among the more common complaints from those who attempt to read the Bible all the way through is that there are so many boring passages of genealogy that most people find to be tedious and without enjoyment.  Now, it should … Continue reading

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Book Review: Battle Town

Battle Town, by Richard Buxton [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BooksGoSocial.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] It should be noted at the outset that this book is technically a standalone short story, and an … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Slave No More

A Slave No More:  Two Men Who Escaped To Freedom Including Their Own Narratives Of Emancipation, edited by David W. Blight If the editor of this book would have been less skillful at framing the slave narratives included here, this … Continue reading

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I’ve Got A Name

From time to time I find the music of the late Jim Croce to be particularly inspirational [1].  One of his bigger hits was a melancholy song about identity, and it should come as little surprise given the identity politics … Continue reading

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The Lout’s Tale

One of the earliest pieces of classic literature from Middle English is the sprawling and epic Canterbury Tales, written by Geoffrey Chaucer.  Drawing upon a genre of literature that was common at the time where people of varied and disparate … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Twilight At Monticello

Twilight At Monticello:  The Last Years Of Thomas Jefferson, by Alan Pell Crawford, read by James Boles As someone whose views of Thomas Jefferson are somewhat complicated [1], I found it rather noteworthy that this author too had a complicated … Continue reading

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