Tag Archives: gender issues

They Don’t Care If You’re Hate Watching As Long As You’re Watching

This evening while I was eating dinner and watching, as is my custom, Thursday Night Football, I noticed that the television next to football was showing Game 3 of the WNBA championship. I must admit that while there was a … Continue reading

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Will Smith: A Case Study In Fragile Masculinity

Even though I did not watch the Academy Awards last night, there is one moment from the broadcast that nearly everyone knows who pays attention to meme culture is familiar with, and that is the moment when Chris Rock made … Continue reading

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On The Ferocity Of Zoo Animals

While I was at dinner this evening, I watched, off and on, the scoreless first half of the women’s soccer game between the United States and the Czech Republic. While I was watching the game I puzzled over the quality … Continue reading

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Book Review: Just Getting Started

Just Getting Started: Stepping With Courage Into God’s Call For The Next Stage Of Life, by Wendy Peter [Note: This book was provided free of charge by Chosen Books in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions are … Continue reading

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Short Library Reviews: Part Five

Women Of The Blue & Gray: True Civil War Stories Of Mothers, Medics, Soldiers, And Spies, by Marianne Monson It is perhaps a bit unfair to point to the fact that the author is not a historian but really a … Continue reading

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Pentecost And The Lovely Feminine Touches Of Ruth

[Note: This is the prepared text for a split sermon given to the Portland, Oregon United Church of God congregation on Sabbath, May 15, 2021.] I would like to begin my message today by quoting from page 407 of the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Make Their Day

Make Their Day: 101 Simple, Powerful Ways To Love Others Well, by Karen Ehman [Note: This book was provided free of charge by Bethany House Publishers in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own.] In … Continue reading

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Book Review: Wine Girl

Wine Girl: The Obstacles, Humiliations, And Triumphs Of America’s Youngest Sommelier, by Victoria James This book would more accurately have been titled whine girl, as most of this book consists of the author whining about her hard life and how … Continue reading

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Book Review: Two Dianas In Somaliland

Two Dianas In Somaliland: The Record Of A Shooting Trip, by Agnes Herbert This is a strange and somewhat fascinating book that simply begs to be viewed from a variety of perspectives. The fact that the author claims herself to … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: The Trials Of Laura Fair

The Trials Of Laura Fair: Sex, Murder, And Insanity In The Victorian West, by Carole Haber, read by Pam Ward This book greatly irritated me, and a large part of this book’s problems is the fact that the author simultaneously … Continue reading

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