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Book Review: Summer Fling

Summer Fling, by Jean Copeland [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by the author.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] There is a scene in Failure To Launch where the male lead finds himself attacked by an … Continue reading

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Who But Our God Can Us Befriend

As I have commented on before, my favorite Amy Grant album was one that she has largely disowned, “Behind The Eyes.”  Recorded during a particularly tough period in her life, namely her divorce, the album features a lot of melancholy … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Jane Austen Education

A Jane Austen Education:  How Six Novels Taught Me About Love, Friendship, And The Things That Really Matter, by William Deresiewicz Reading this book was a bittersweet experience for me.  This is not necessarily the author’s heart, as this book … Continue reading

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Book Review: Grant And Sherman

Grand And Sherman:  The Friendship That Won The Civil War, by Charles Bracelen Flood It is not uncommon for students of the Civil War to be familiar with the writings of either Grant or Sherman or writings about either of … Continue reading

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Privileges

As a college student one of my acquaintances introduced me to the website for Homestar Runner [1].  Being fond of things that are silly, I found much to enjoy on the website.  One of the characters, Strongbad, answered fake e-mails … Continue reading

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An Inexorable March

Sometimes the theme of an evening is a ripe piece of low-hanging fruit and sometimes it is a matter that requires a bit of thought.  I have now gone to a fair amount of dinners as a part of our … Continue reading

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Game Review: Girlcrush

From time to time I play somewhat odd and unusual games, and today I would like to review one of those [1].  Girlcrush is an unusual game that will likely appeal to a very specific demographic.  The gameplay itself is … Continue reading

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Book Review: How To Read A Person Like A Book

How To Read A Person Like A Book, by Gerard I. Nierenberg It is quite well known among anyone remotely familiar with me that I enjoy reading books and that I have a great deal of interest in the problem of … Continue reading

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Grace To You And Peace From God The Father And Our Lord Jesus Christ

Having conducted a fairly detailed study of the openings of the Pauline epistles myself [1], I was pleased but not particularly surprised by the material in our retired pastor’s sermon yesterday about the message of the greetings and salutations of … Continue reading

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How To Lose Friends And Alienate People

Earlier this week, I participated briefly in a ferocious online dispute about the matter of which Festival of Dedication is being spoken of in John 10:22-30.  My thoughts on the matter itself are scheduled to post on March 1st, which … Continue reading

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