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Moral Crisis and The Reality of God: Mary Doria Russell's The Sparrow

Sometimes it is very much worth the wait before reading certain books.  Too early an exposure and the substance could be misapprehended, misinterpreted, misconstrued, or simply missed. 1,761 more words

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Amazing Books

I’m a huge fan of Goodreads and have been an active member for several years. One of my favorite aspect of using the site is tracking my books read and placing them on virtual shelves based on how I read them and what I think of them. 304 more words


The Book of Strange New Things Had ONE JOB

This post contains spoilers. And excessive rage. Read on at your own peril.

I usually post on the weekends when I have more time to write, but I’m traveling to Walla Walla with good people for good music starting tomorrow, and I won’t be able to have fun unless I get this post off my chest.  2,340 more words

Game Of Thrones

Science Fiction and How Values Shape Communication

As regular readers may have noticed, I’ve been posting a little less frequently lately. I’ve been busy working on a personal project that I’m very excited about. 806 more words


The Beginning

This is my new canvas. I’m so excited to start logging life’s happenings, the Lord’s work, victories, & struggles.

I’ll tell you a little bit about where my blog’s name came from. 477 more words


Doc (Russell)

I admit it. I went to the outstanding Brews & Prose series to hear Chigozie Obioama read from his novel The Fishermen (http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/19/books/review/the-fishermen-by-chigozie-obioma.html?_r=0). I had heard of Russell and knew she was local, but something, probably a summary of her novel  216 more words