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Book Review: The Good Neighbor

The Good Neighbor:  The Life And Work Of Fred Rogers, by Maxwell King I have to admit that this book made me like Mister Rogers and his show a lot less.  That was probably not the intention of this particular … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do, written and read by Amy Morin I’m not sure that in retrospect it was a good idea for the author to read her own book.  One of the things that one gets out … Continue reading

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Book Review: Getting Gamers

Getting Gamers:  The Psychology Of Video Games And Their Impact On The People Who Play Them, by Jamie Madigan It is very obvious that this book is written by someone who is very fond of video games, but also someone … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Artist’s Way

The Artist’s Way:  A Spiritual Path To Higher Creativity, by Julia Cameron In some ways, this book was not something I expected.  The author assumes that the reader is somehow a creative person whose creative juices are blocked and the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Copycats & Contrarians

Copycats & Contrarians:  Why We Follow Others…And When We Don’t, by Michelle Baddeley It must be said that this book has an interesting idea behind it, even if that idea is cloaked in bogus evolutionary thinking.  Even with this, though, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Big Magic

Big Magic:  Creative Living Beyond Fear, by Elizabeth Gilbert Just about every writer on creativity has some major agendas when it comes to their work, and this writer has several agendas, some of which are not offensive at all, which … Continue reading

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The Self-Defeating Acquisition Of Power

One of the most important needs that human beings have is safety.  If one, for example, gives any credence to Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, it ranks as a fundamental need, right above survival needs.  That is to say, as soon … Continue reading

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Book Review: What Do You Do With A Problem?

What Do You Do With A Problem?, written by Kobi Yamada, illustrated by Mae Besom From early childhood, many of us are very familiar with serious problems that can threaten to overwhelm our lives.  Maybe we have some sort of … Continue reading

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Towards A Theology Of Creation In Thomas Merton’s Writings

While the subject of the theology of Creation is far too large a one to tackle in the course of a modest piece of writing like this, it is worthwhile at least to write some about it and about where … Continue reading

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Book Review: Sudden Genius?

Sudden Genius?:  The Gradual Path To Creative Breakthroughs, by Andrew Robinson If the only agenda that this author had was to support the idea that genius requires a long development, then I would have appreciated and respected this book a … Continue reading

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