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From the Bookshelf: The Ecumenism of Beauty, edited by Timothy Vernon

A couple of decades ago, my father visited me, a sort of father-son weekend in Washington, D.C.  Given that he has an ardent faith, I suggested that we attend the Sunday worship service as the Grace Church, in Georgetown.   594 more words

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From the Bookshelf: Maya and the Book of Everything, by Laurie Graves

Imagination… In the beginning was the Word… Once there were four children whose names were Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy… If music be the food of love, play on,… How many stories are told and re-told. 840 more words

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Shake, Stir. . ."Imbibe!"

By Kaleigh Lawson

Before it was trendy to use the word “crafted” in reference to our beer, wine, and cocktails, it was the only way drinks were made. 697 more words

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Book Review: Myrtle the Purple Turtle, by Cynthia Reyes

Beautiful! Beautiful! Beautiful! Did I say, “Beautiful!?

Cynthia Reyes’ children’s book, Myrtle the Purple Turtle, is a beautiful story. How she symbolized her daughter’s childhood experience of shame of being different is beautiful. 648 more words

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The Three Faces of Mick Foley’s Tag Team Career

By Dan Totten

Every wrestling fan knows the Three Faces of Mick Foley; Cactus Jack, Mankind, and Dude Love.  Each character brings a unique personality and style to the ring.  516 more words

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From the Bookshelf. "Goodbye Things. The New Japanese Minimalism." by Fumio Sasaki.

I think that an alternative title to “Goodbye Things. The New Japanese Minimalism.” could be Confessions of a Minimalist, because Fumio Sasaki really shares a lot from his personal struggles that in the end led him to the path of a minimalist. 177 more words

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September 2017 Audiobook Giveaway of For Two Thousand Years

Mihail Sebastian’s classic 1934 novel delves into the mind of a Jewish student in Romania during the fraught years preceding World War II. Read the… 110 more words

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