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Human Beings

Seal’s third album, and the first single from that album, were both titled Human Beings.  The album ended up going gold, but it was definitely a step down in sales after the multi-platinum sales of the his first two eponymous … Continue reading

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Book Review: Zip It

Zip It:  The Keep It Shut 40-Day Challenge, by Karen Ehman [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Zondervan.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This book joins an alarmingly lengthening list of challenging books that would … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Kindness Challenge

The Kindness Challenge:  Thirty Days To Improve Any Relationship, by Shaunti Feldhahn [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Blogging For Books/Waterbrook.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] I found this book surprising in a number of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Control Girl

Control Girl:  Lessons On Surrendering Your Burden Of Control From Seven Women In The Bible, by Shannon Popkin [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Kregel Book Tours.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This book, although … Continue reading

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How To Lose Friends And Alienate People

Earlier this week, I participated briefly in a ferocious online dispute about the matter of which Festival of Dedication is being spoken of in John 10:22-30.  My thoughts on the matter itself are scheduled to post on March 1st, which … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Law Of Peoples

The Law Of Peoples With “The Idea Of Public Reason Revisited,” by John Rawls I liked this book a lot more than I expected to, and the author deserves a lot of credit for that.  To be sure, I knew … Continue reading

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Lopping And Cropping

Sometimes, less is more.  The famous novelist Jane Austen [1] was known to be somewhat coy about her writing methods, crafting among the most witty novels to be written in the English language, novels known for their fantastic sense of … Continue reading

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Book Review: All The Women Of The Bible

All The Women Of The Bible, by Herbert Lockyer As the obvious and inevitable companion volume to the author’s previous work All The Men Of The Bible [1], it is easy to wonder how this book compares.  Fortunately, although the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Strengths Based Marriage

Strengths Based Marriage:  Build A Stronger Relationship By Understanding Each Other’s Gifts, by Jimmy Evans & Allan Kelsey [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Thomas Nelson Publishing.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Admittedly, as an … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Hidden Figures

Recently I saw a hilarious trailer for this film where an obviously intelligent woman with glasses was being interrogated by a bureaucrat played ably by Kevin Costner where she had to defend herself against accusations that she was a Russian … Continue reading

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