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Book Review: The Shipbuilder’s Wife

The Shipbuilder’s Wife, by Jennifer Moore This is a very skilled romance set during the War of 1812, and it presents a plot whose driving force appears to be the unwillingness of the two main characters to trust each other … Continue reading

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Book Review: Wave Of Destruction

Wave Of Destruction:  The Stories Of Four Families And History’s Deadliest Tsunami, by Erich Krauss It is easy to have compassion on the subjects of this book, as they represent the sort of Thai person I knew well when I … Continue reading

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Book Review: To No Man’s Glory

To No Man’s Glory:  A Child’s Journey From Holocaust To Healing:  A Memoir, by Vincent (Arturs Lejnieks) Benson with Victoria Harnish Benson I must admit that I am no stranger to this sort of memoir.  In the larger sense of … Continue reading

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A Discourse On The Changes Of The Nature Of Prey Animals In The Millennium

As is my custom, even when I am busy during services taking notes on the computer for our congregation’s deaf and hard of hearing members, I tend to think about the messages that I hear and often find material worthy … Continue reading

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The Trace Of Our Tears

There are some things that are a mystery when you are on the ground but which can become far more visible when looked at from a great distance.  For example, when one looks from the sky or from space, it … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Operation Finale

Around a decade or so ago I won some free tickets to a World War II chase movie that was, as these things go, based on a true story.  In watching this film, I felt a similar set of complex … Continue reading

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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: War Is A Force That Gives Us Meaning

War Is A Force That Gives Us Meaning, by Chris Hedges This book’s title, if it was not immediately obvious, is highly ironic since the author (as might be expected) looks to love to provide meaning and views war in … Continue reading

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Book Review: All The Light We Cannot See

All The Light We Cannot See, by Anthony Doerr A coworker of mine who works at a bookstore loaned this book to me and then kept on bugging me about when I was going to read it after having made … Continue reading

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Book Review: Out Of The Ashes

Out Of The Ashes, by Tracie Peterson and Kimberly Woodhouse [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Bethany House Publishing.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Having read a couple of books by the author before [1], … Continue reading

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