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"Neither what I ought not what I liked"

“As the uneasiness and reluctance to face it cut him off more and more from all real happiness, and as habit renders the pleasures of vanity and excitement and flippancy at once less pleasant and harder to forgo…you will find that anything or nothing is sufficient to attract his wandering attention. 647 more words


Wow, What a Fall!

Or a trip–choose your double entendre. I have been impeccably busy these last few weeks, so that family meals have been like Gatorade cups in a marathon, and my garden has started to engulf the neighbour’s Buick. 1,419 more words

C.S. Lewis

Screwtape {253}

Final book: The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis. I’m not really fond of epistolary novels (as I tend to get lost with the transitions), but this one is good. 15 more words

7-books Challenge

The Book Bonhoeffer

The book Bonhoeffer is an extensive biography by Eric Metaxas who is best known for his biography of William Wilberforce which was the official biography accompanied with movie by the same name. 445 more words

Real life vs. Real life.

A lot has happened in the last 1.5 weeks. I’ve also had too much Cuban Roasted Americano this morning. Rising star is on point and CLE is 10x cheaper than DET. 2,299 more words

Jesuit Volunteer Corps

Book Review: The Michael Letters: Heaven's Answer to Screwtape - by Jim Peschke

Book: The Michael Letters: Heaven’s answer to Screwtape
Author: Jim Peschke
Publisher:  Jim Peschke
Date: 2010
Genre: religious fiction
Pages: 142
Price: Kindle under $5; paper under $10… 291 more words
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But Enough About Me. What Do You Think of My Hair?

For a variety of reasons, pride has been on my mind lately. I spent most of my life thinking that pride was not really an issue, this despite the fact that it’s listed as one of the seven deadly sins in the Bible. 627 more words