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Book Review: The House On Foster Hill

The House On Foster Hill, by Jaime Jo Wright [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Bethany House Publishers.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] It is difficult for me to be a fair judge of this … Continue reading

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Exodus 23:17: Three Times A Year All Your Males Shall Appear Before The Lord God

In trying to untangle the lengthy questions I received a few days ago from a reader [1], I would like to tackle one of the verses she alluded to, which happens to have been given first in Exodus 23:17 and … Continue reading

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Letters From The Mailbox: Part One

As a way of encouraging in-depth responses among readers of my blog, I would like to start a new occasional type of entry called “Letters From The Mailbox.”  At times I get comments that are too lengthy for me to … Continue reading

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Nevertheless She Will Be Saved In Childbearing

[Note:  This is the prepared text for a message given at the UCG Portland congregation on December 2, 2017.] Today I would like to start this message by doing a bit of a thought experiment [1].  I’m going to read … Continue reading

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Book Review: StyleWord

StyleWord:  Fashion Quotes For Real Style, by Sharon Haver [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Books Go Social.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] It should go without saying that the ideal audience for this book, … Continue reading

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On Using What You’ve Got To Get What You Want

As is sometimes the case, I would like to tell a somewhat rambling story that relates to current affairs with some digressions [1].  It was probably about twenty years ago at this point that my mother and I watched a … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Most Important Women Of The Bible

The Most Important Women Of The Bible:  Remarkable Stories Of God’s Love And Remption, by Aaron and Elaina Sharp [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Bethany House Publishing.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] For the … Continue reading

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#MeToo

My father used to love telling a story about the high point of his career as a thespian in school plays, when he played a character whose only line was “Me too.”  Although he did not consider himself a great … Continue reading

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Book Review: Slow Down

Slow Down:  Embracing The Everyday Moments of Motherhood, by Nichole Nordeman [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Thomas Nelson.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] At first glance, this book is a gorgeous coffee-table quality book … Continue reading

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Book Review: Sacred Mundane

Sacred Mundane:  How To Find Freedom, Purpose, And Joy, by Kari Patterson [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Kregel Book Tours.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] To a large degree, I am not part of … Continue reading

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