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The Golden Treasury of Puritan Quotations by I.D.E. Thomas

I love quotations. I started collecting them in junior high. I would cut them out from articles or write them out on index cards. When I got my first computer I started transcribing them to a list and when I … Continue reading

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The Summer of the Great-Grandmother by Madeleine L’Engle (Crosswicks Journal #2)

Last summer a friend came to visit after I was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer and brought me Madeleine L’Engle’s Crosswick Journals to read. I thoroughly enjoyed the first one and recently finished The Summer of the Great-Grandmother, Book #4 … Continue reading

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God in the Whirlwind: How the Holy-love of God Reorients Our World by David F. Wells

I have enjoyed many books by David F. Wells, so I was looking forward to reading  God in the Whirlwind: How the Holy-love of God Reorients Our World. It is Book #2 on my Summer Reading list. He starts in the first … Continue reading

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United: Captured by God’s Vision for Diversity by Trillia J. Newberg

I choose United: Captured by God’s Vision for Diversity for my Summer Reading because I became Facebook friends with the author, Trillia Newberg and enjoyed her words of encouragement and posts about her family and faith. I wanted to get to know … Continue reading

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Political Thought by Hunter Baker

Crossway has recently started publishing a new series of books called Reclaiming the Christian Intellectual Tradition. Over the coming months I plan to read each and review them. I started with Political Thought: A Student’s Guide by Hunter Baker as … Continue reading

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Marilynne Robinson: Graceful Prose and Powerful Storytelling

This past year I read Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson. It is a powerful story and Robinson such an eloquent writer that I picked the book to be the one I passed out on World Book Night. I have recommended it … Continue reading

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Easter Reflections

Good Friday: Reflecting on my sin and Savior who paid the penalty.           Resurrection Day: Celebrating. He lives. Hallelujah!   I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who … Continue reading

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The Hardest Thing to Do by Penelope Wilcock

The Hawk and the Dove  is a new series to me yet The Hardest Thing to Do  is the fourth in the series. It takes place in a fourteenth century monastery. Now for those who have never read about this time … Continue reading

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Diligence: Not Shortcuts

A recent post, Anticipation: Waiting is Worth It looked at how our culture was so used to immediate gratification that we had lost the idea of working hard for a goal, of waiting for the best. I have been reading … Continue reading

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Influenced by: Hans Rookmaaker and a Christian View of Art

Many Christians do not know Hans Rookmaaker but his writings have affected my thinking since my college days. It was through reading Dr. Francis A. Schaeffer that I first heard of Rookmaaker. They thought highly of each other and that … Continue reading

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