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Book Review: The Phantom Tollbooth

For this Throwback Thursday I recommend: The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster.

A bored young boy, Milo, drives his small electric car through a toy tollbooth and finds himself in the Land Beyond. 87 more words

Books

Detectiving, gardening, and explaining the academic's craft

As a child (and to be perfectly honest, into adulthood), I figured I’d make a pretty good detective. Eye for details, rather dull fashion sense, fondness for methodical tasks with the odd burst of inspiration… And I really liked crime drama. 816 more words

Academia

Madeleine L'Engle on Faith and Believing

Sometimes in the groping dark of my not knowing
I am exhausted with the struggle to believe in you, O God.
Your ways are not our ways.

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Poetry And Language

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He held her hand and traced her face with it, one last time before letting go.

He did not know when he’ll see her again. He was not even sure if she was coming back. 35 more words

Musings

Once Upon an End

ONCE UPON AN END: A SHORT STORY OF TRUTH AND TALE-TELLING

By Dominic de Souza, July 30, 2016

Word Count: 1546

Rating: G (suitable for all audiences) 1,568 more words

Short Stories

The Battle of Turs

THE BATTLE OF TURS

By Amanda Pizzolatto (Aurora Mandeville), August 11, 2015

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Summary: A fantasy re-imagining of Joan of Arc.

Jeanne di Arch was the daughter of the mayor of Turs and was called on to do many things, but what King Yeshua asked her to do was the strangest request by far. 1,179 more words

Short Stories

Why is The Revelation in Code?

(The article below is an answer I composed to a question poised on the Christian Chat forum and presented here for the visitors to my sight to read also.) 1,394 more words
Religion