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Life on Earth

“One can live magnificently in this world if one knows how to work and how to love.”-Leo Tolstoy

Some thoughts on the Common Toad by George Orwell

“At this period, after his first Long fast, the toad has a very spiritual look, like a strict Anglo Catholic towards the end of lent.” – p. 219 more words

The Death of Ivan Ilych, and why you should read it instead of War and Peace

It has been over a year since I tried to read War and Peace. Tried, because who am I kidding. The book is nearly one thousand pages long, and one thousand pages of tiny print gets really old really fast. 498 more words


Let's Get Literal: War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

Still writing through dictation only. God, I want my wrist to get better.

List Item: Read 100 of the greatest works of fiction
Progress: 30/100… 901 more words

In Progress

“Do you hear what I hear?”

What Different Christians do with the Sermon on the Mount

It’s a story that I have known for years, and used myself in preaching and teaching. 1,708 more words


The quality of bees ~

“One can no more approach people without love than one can approach bees without care.
Such is the quality of bees…” ― Leo Tolstoy