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The Banality of Evil and the Creativity of Good

One of the remarkable moments in the history of the twentieth century occurred near its close: the work of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission. 691 more words


March Book Review

It’s book time again! I usually finish every book I start; I hate stopping in the middle. I started a few this month that I just didn’t get into. 893 more words

The Book of Joy

I began reading The Book of Joy (again). I began reading it and I felt like I honestly learned many different things through the experiences of these men, but I only got half way through the book because, as with many books I begin, life gets in the way. 361 more words

Archbishop Desmond Tutu

The Book of Joy

A friend gave me this to read. She knows (to some degree) what I’ve been going through and lent this to me to read. The book is by The Dalai Lama, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, and Douglas Abrams. 748 more words

Wed Book Blog: The Book of Joy

This book marked my first venture into audio books.  I was able to listen to the book over two road trips in one week.  In fact, one of the trips involved some fairly treacherous December driving (snow, cold, ice, etc).  412 more words

Dr. Tim Uhl

Thoughts About Growing Hope

Hope is one of those words that baffles me. It’s certainly part of the discourse around how to adjust to the upcoming presidency of our Perpetrator-in-Chief, but what does it really mean, particularly in that context? 613 more words

The Eight Pillars of Joy

Today is the first time in 2017 that I took the time to pick up art materials and make art.  It felt good.  It is a bright, sunny, cold day, and the light was good for painting at my table. 507 more words

Books And The Literary Life