When Once is Not Enough: Books to Re-read

The Japanese have a word for unread books — tsunduko.

I wonder if they have another word for the stack of books you intend to… 694 more words


Too afraid to trust God -- John 6:56-69 -- Sunday August 23 2015

Sunday, August 23, 2015

I remember the story about two people talking to each other about a problem.  After some discussion, the one said to the other, “Let’s pray about this.”  The other responded, “Has it come to that?” 662 more words


'One Hundred Years of Solitude' by Gabriel García Marquez

This was the long-delayed fulfilment of a promise to myself to read Marquez who always seemed so off-putting. How wrong I was. Not that this long, strange novel isn’t without it’s challenges. 240 more words


Gabo’s ashes coming to Cartagena

The final resting place of Colombian writer Gabriel García Márquez, who died in Mexico in 2014, will be the city of Cartagena, local authorities said on Tuesday, August 11. 135 more words


Over and over again

“He allowed himself to be swayed by his conviction that human beings are not born once and for all on the day their mothers give birth to them, but that life obliges them over and over again to give birth to themselves.”  11 more words


I Have A New Favorite Quote

To give anything less than your best, is to sacrifice the gift. – Steve Prefontaine

That’s my new one. Here are my original three:

Perseverance is falling 19 times and rising 20.

107 more words

Episode Two: Rain, Rain (Don't) Go Away

It hasn’t rained much in London for the past few weeks. You would think this should be a cause for celebration, but Evan and I are movie fiends, and sometimes you just need a good excuse for a movie day! 999 more words