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(Book Reviews) Finding God in the Ruins

Reviewed by: Chrysa Keenon, Professional Writing student at Taylor University


Title: Finding God in the Ruins: How God Redeems Pain

Author: Matt Bays… 262 more words


In My Hands Today...

An Enduring Love: My Life with the Shah – Farah Pahlavi, Translated by Patricia Clancy

At the age of twenty-one, Farah Diba married the Shah of Iran, Mohammed Reza Shah Pahlavi. 98 more words


Books about Books Part 4: Reading Lolita in Tehran

Azar Nafisi’s memoir, Reading Lolita in Tehran, is one of the best books about books I’ve ever read. I was an English major, so that’s actually quite a lot. 501 more words

Chapter 11: Early Primary School

As far as I know my primary schooling began in Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. We had moved to Scotland, for the first of many times, on account of the oil business that was kicking off in the North Sea and where my Father had become got a job as a Barge Engineer offshore on the rigs. 2,572 more words


The Move (6) - You Are Where You Live / Setting as Character

As an on-again-off-again dieter, I know the meaning of “You are what you eat.” Depending on the era, I’m hot fudge sundae pudgy or Rye Crisp slim. 354 more words


Review: The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien


They carried malaria tablets, love letters, 28-pound mine detectors, dope, illustrated bibles, each other. And if they made it home alive, they carried unrelenting images of a nightmarish war that history is only beginning to absorb. 620 more words

Book Review

The blue and white pill crusher is parked amongst rows of Mom and Dad’s prescription bottles. A packed file with stapled receipts marked–Canadian Pharmacy… 1,011 more words