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Kodak Prays for the Persecuted

Betsey Kodat. 2015. Arise, LORD! Scriptural Prayer for the Persecuted Church. Herndon, Virginia: CreateSpace.

Review by Stephen W. Hiemstra

The annual number of Christian martyrs in 2015 has been estimated to have been 90,000 people. 1,197 more words


Relaxing and Recapping

We got lucky with a few rather warm days in May recently. Of course, I’ve taken full advantage of the nice weather, debuted my white jeans (as if I needed an excuse), and sipped on cool iced coffees. 75 more words


Table for One: An IHOP Memoir

How many menus should I bring?

Just one, I replied.

Anyone else joining you tonight?

Not tonight, I replied.

“Can I interest you in our cinnamon swirl brioche french toast, or perhaps our cupcake pancakes? 140 more words

Mark Wilson

Applebee's Is Playing with Fire With $75 Million Menu Overhaul

Over a year ago, DineEquity Chief Executive Julia Stewart found herself in the casual restaurant operator’s Kansas City, Mo., test kitchen presented with two options: Steak made on Applebee’s traditional gas-powered grill and steak cooked on a wood-fired grill. 718 more words


Open But Cautious

There’s a phrase that I think I first heard used in some Christian and Missionary Alliance settings about the gifts of The Holy Spirit: “Open, but cautious.” Simply put, it represents people who are open to Spirit-led expressions of faith and doctrine but with the caveat of keeping their eyes wide open (or perhaps having one eye on scripture). 528 more words


not the best day but looking forward to tomorrow

So today wasn’t the best. I know I put this in the comments of the post about my DBT group. But after writing that post I met with Edith. 737 more words

Mental Illness


In some ways, Hoot by Carl Hiassen is a coming-of-age story, which is probably why I like it. It tells the story of Roy Eberhardt who just moved from Montana to Florida. 280 more words

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