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Book Review: The Body Keeps The Score

The Body Keeps The Score:  Brain, Mind, And Body In The Healing Of Trauma, by Bessel Van Der Kolk This book took a long time for me to get from the library after I had requested it, and once I … Continue reading

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Book Review: It Didn’t Start With You

It Didn’t Start With You:  How Inherited Family Trauma Shapes Who We Are And How To End The Cycle, by Mark Wolynn I think I would have liked this book a lot more had the author been more interested in … Continue reading

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O Tinnitus (After Gerard Manley Hopkins)

O Tinnitus, buzzing in my ears– Wretched blasted buzzing thickets– Haunted my life for years With a sound like chirping crickets. Does this sound come from playing The noble viola for too long? Or is the sound due to laying … Continue reading

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Book Review: W;t

W;t:  A Play, by Margaret Edson This particular play won the Pulitzer Prize, and though I seldom read much in terms of contemporary drama [1], it is pretty easy to see why this play won that prize despite being (somehow) … Continue reading

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Book Review: Sleep Smarter

Sleep Smarter:  21 Essential Strategies To Sleep Your Way To A Better Body, Better Health, And Bigger Success, by Shawn Stevenson I have mixed feelings about this book and the approach of the author.  Reading this book is akin to … Continue reading

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Book Review: How Healing Works

How Healing Works:  Get Well And Stay Well Using Your Hidden Power To Heal, by Wayne Jonas, MD [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Blogging For Books/Lorena Jones Books.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] How … Continue reading

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Book Review: Morphine

Morphine, by Mikhail Bulgakov I must admit that I have not been as familiar with the works of Bulgakov as I have with other Russian writers.  A friend of mine recommended him as an author and I have to agree … Continue reading

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If I Could Walk Faster, I Would

Yesterday morning I woke up with a bit of pain in my left foot, and being no stranger to foot pain [1], I got ready like normal and went to work and figured that the pain would subside.  It did … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Edge Of Evolution

The Edge Of Evolution:  The Search For The Limits Of Darwinism, by Michael J. Behe I have read this book before, but this is a book that, like many classic intelligent design works [1] is well worth reading again.  What … Continue reading

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Book Review: Be The Hands And Feet

Be The Hands And Feet:  Living Out God’s Love For All His Children, by Nick Vujicic [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Blogging For Books/Waterbrook Press.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] I don’t know what … Continue reading

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