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the book bench at summer's close

as this summer draws to its quiet close, there tiptoes in this latest roundup of books for the soul — from the pages of the chicago tribune, where i cull through a stack of offerings every month. 1,135 more words

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BFTS Magazine

Allow me to present BFTS Magazine, an expansion from my initial Books for the Soul idea. I decided to do this for several reasons: I love to read, write and create. 65 more words

Just Writing

The Future of the Mind by Dr. Michio Kaku

When I first read Buddha’s Brain in September of 2013, I was incredibly intrigued because it helped me to understand my brain’s emotional reaction to certain events. 212 more words

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The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz

The Four Agreements is a combination of my two favorite books: The Alchemist and Outwitting the Devil. Don Miguel Ruiz explains how confused we truly are: there is no hell after life, we are living in hell right now. 66 more words

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from the middle ages to me: my voracious appetite for the not-so-edible "salad of many herbs"

florilegium, or “gathering of flowers,” they’re called. or were called in medieval times.


one wealthy 15th-century italian wool merchant declared his zibaldone, or book of hodgepodgery, “the salad of many herbs.” a snip here, a pungent bit there. 1,509 more words

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books for the soul: the february roundup

i know, i know: it’s march already. half way into the month, and i’m finally getting around to hauling over the long-ago promised february roundup of books for the soul.  1,118 more words

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God Loves Haiti by Dimitry Elias Léger

In God loves Haiti, Dimitry Elias Léger writes about a love triangle between the country’s president, his first lady and her young lover that unfolds at the exact moment the earth shook in 2010. 57 more words

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