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The Bookshelf: "Why Do Christians Shoot Their Wounded?", by Dwight Carlson

The relationship between body, mind and soul is one of the most complicated and least understood in the modern world. One reason is that while the three certainly seem distinguishable (at least to those who believe we have a soul) the boundaries are extremely hazy. 478 more words


The Bookshelf: "Bradshaw On: The Family", by John Bradshaw

I’m going to start right off by saying that this book will probably garner some strong reactions. John Bradshaw rose to prominence and popularity through PBS specials in the ’80s that, at the time, were controversial not only for their pop-psychology and soft spirituality but for their criticism of the family system as a source of dysfunction. 769 more words


My New Year Resolution For 2018!

We’re five days into the year of 2018 and I haven’t been able to write anything at all yet mainly because of all the travelling I’ve been doing. 333 more words

The Bookshelf: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (Non-Spoiler)

Name: The Guernsey Literary And Potato Peel Pie Society

Author: Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows

Genre: Historical Fiction

Favourite Character: Juliet Ashton

My Rating: 219 more words

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Books…are the best. They were the movies of the Jane Austin era. (Please note that I do not teach History!)

My point is they were, are and will always be a brilliant source of entertainment. 111 more words

Gravity-The Bookshelf

It feels like a long time since I have read a medical/science fiction thriller book and I was instantly in love with the story from the very first page. 720 more words

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Truthwitch-The Bookshelf

After a little bit of a reading slump…and a reviewing slump, I decided to jump back into it and finally get my review of ‘Truthwitch’ by Susan Dennard up on my blog. 701 more words

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