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"The Inner Ring"

Ever read “The Inner Ring”, by CS Lewis? It was published in “The Weight Of Glory” and is a commemoration oration given at King’s College, University of London, December 14, 1944. 777 more words

Paladin Justice reblogged this on saboteur365 and commented:

cslewispic A lesson in morality and human nature from C. S. Lewis via this reblog from Insanitybytes22. Read another short essay on The Inner Ring by clicking here.

All We Have to Decide is What to Do with the Time that Is Given Us

All we must decide is what to do with the time that is given us.” ~J.R.R Tolkiens “The Fellowship of the Ring”

This is a  powerful quote that has been on my mind lately. 321 more words

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My Review of the Hobbit Trilogy: Part 1 "An Unexpected Journey."

I know this isn’t a book post. But these movies are based upon one of my most favorite books “The Hobbit” by J.R.R. Tolkien so I just had to write about them. 846 more words

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Even the Smallest Person Can Change the Course of the Future

(This article I originally wrote for “A Lovely Calling” a year ago now. That blog has been updated since then and the article fits better on this one so I moved it over here. 387 more words

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Author Snapshot: Daphne du Mariuer

Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again…

One of the more famous opening lines for a novel is Daphne Du Mariuer’s first sentence of the eponymous character recalling her days at Manderley. 433 more words


Quote, Unquote : Roddy Doyle

“The death of the book was announced a while ago, but sales were good last year, vinyl is the coolest thing again; things that are announced as dead are not.”

100 books by 40: BLEAK HOUSE

Book: Bleak House
Author: Charles Dickens
Published: 1853

Bleak is an accurate description of how I felt when I started this book. The gray Cincinnati winter seems the most suitable companion for slogging through this enormous book. 190 more words