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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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Quotable Handmaid

“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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1minion invites God in. Look out, God.

Coming soon. Bible study.

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Mississippi backs away from Mockingbird ban

To Kill a Mockingbird is a classic out of my school age history. It’s a book I don’t think I would have picked to read otherwise so I would have missed out one something beautiful and poignant. But, it was … Continue reading

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Addictive authors I’ve been reading

Carol O’Connell and her Mallory books: Stories revolve around murders and a group of NYC detectives. One in particular is Kathleen Mallory who’s had a checkered past as a runaway, street rat, thief, hacker, dark horse, and overall enigma. The … Continue reading

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