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Faith in the Voting Booth, Part Twelve

Chapter 10: Reconnecting Sex, Marriage, Family, and Children

And here we come to probably the most controversial chapter in the book. But it’s still important to talk about, so read on. 278 more words

Galen Carey

Faith in the Voting Booth, Part Eleven

Chapter 9: A Nation of Minorities

“Since a majority requires 50%-plus, there will be only minorities by 2044 when whites are estimated to make up 49.7% of the population, Hispanics 25%, blacks 12.7%, Asain 3.7% and multiracial persons 3.7%.

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Galen Carey

Faith in the Voting Booth, Part Ten

Chapter Eight: What To Do About Poverty (part 2)

Here are some ways the authors suggest we can help the poor:

  1. Be passionate about being compassionate…
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Galen Carey

Faith in the Voting Booth, Part Nine

Chapter Eight: What To Do About Poverty (part 1)

“Poverty isn’t really about money. Poverty just in dollars ignores health, housing, child mortality, sanitation, inequality, and being treated with dignity and respect.” page 70…

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Galen Carey

Book Club

Book Club makes me happy. Hubby teases me by calling it wine club, but really? It’s about women from various walks of life getting together and talking about ideas outside of the day-to-day. 59 more words

Bahama Mama

Transcending the Gothic Canon

Gothic literature and I are pretty tight. What’s not to love? Isolated, looming mansions; floating, mysterious figures; sinister secrets. It speaks to the psychological thriller loving, mystery aficionado in me. 1,133 more words

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Brother, who art thou?: "Lullaby" by Bernard Beckett

Lullaby is a finalist for the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adult Fiction. And it’s easy to see why. It opens with Theo, sitting in a hospital room with a therapist. 613 more words

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