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Look what I got! A new book!
Rather, a new old one (printed in 1983 – that’s old now, sadly). Someone left it in the staff room at work, likely returned with actual library material and perhaps a faint hope in the heart of the original owner … Continue reading
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So I’m reading this series of books by Carol O’Connell..
I started with one late in the series (see here) but then decided to start at the beginning of the series and read as written. Good grief, these are all (mostly) good books. Didn’t care for the third much, but … Continue reading
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1minion invites God in – resting in God’s arms
Comfort, O comfort my people… Speak tenderly to Jerusalem. Isaiah 40:1-2 From the Washington Post: Despite no real pressure from the Israeli government nor unanimous clamoring in Washington for the move, Trump threw decades of long-standing U.S. policy up in … Continue reading
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Best explanation yet for Shroud of Turin
Yes, it’s Christmastime not Easter, but I was listening to the back catalogue of a podcast while at work called History Today and wanted to look into the story again once I had a chnace. From 2014 and the Guardian: … Continue reading
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I’m redoing a booklist from 2010
orig post has me bolding the read things, so I’ll do that again. Plus: if I wrote about it, I’ll link to it. 1. Pride and Prejudice Jane Austen – i did try it but don’t recall finishing. 2. The … Continue reading
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Apparent proof of Jesus’ brother
Not Bob, actually, but James, and an ancient manuscript outlining Jesus as his brother’s teacher in secret. From Newsweek: Biblical scholars at the University of Texas at Austin discovered the manuscript in the Nag Hammadi Library at Oxford University, where … Continue reading
A Minion’s Tale – a reread of Handmaid’s Tale
Met up with the banned book club to discuss this book Thursday night. Largely positive thoughts about the storytelling approach presented, but let me see what all I remember — a theme within the book by Margaret Atwood that we … Continue reading
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“Better never means better for everyone… It always means worse, for some.” ― Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid’s Tale My banned book club will be discussing this book tonight. The club did read it in May 2011 but we’ve got several … Continue reading
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1minion invites God in – waiting in tough times
Reminder – use the tag “Inviting God In” to learn more! — So, here we begin at page 20. Wait for the Lord; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the Lord! Psalm 27:14 Welcome to the … Continue reading
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1minion invites God in. Before we begin.
This is a legit book: Inviting God In: scriptural reflections and prayers throughout the year by Joyce Rupp. (Kindle copy only $9.99) There were some donated books on the coffee table in the work staff room the other day so … Continue reading
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