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When In Rome

What’s not to like about Rome? I smell fresh watermelon sold on the streets in summer, feel the strain on my legs from climbing the Spanish Steps and the overwhelming be-wonderment from staring at the Sistine Chapel’s ceiling. 101 more words


Ambition of Men

I had been an admirer of Harris’s work for a number of years and bought this on the strength of his ability to inform, tease, and entertain me. 308 more words


The Way of Jesus

Matthew 3:1-6

3In those days John the Baptist appeared in the wilderness of Judea, proclaiming, 2“Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near.”3This is the one of whom the prophet Isaiah spoke when he said, “The voice of one crying out in the wilderness: ‘Prepare the way of the Lord, make his paths straight.’” 4Now John wore clothing of camel’s hair with a leather belt around his waist, and his food was locusts and wild honey.  2,065 more words