Category Archives: Books

C is for Christ

Many of these posts in my A-Z theme talk about “God,” “Heavenly Father,” and “the Spirit” as influences in “how I know,” but central to my faith is Jesus the Christ. I grew up a Catholic and had a completely … Continue reading

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Theme Reveal: How I know

I recently read Dan Brown’s latest book, Origin, which discusses the two Big Questions, Where did we come from? and, Where are we going? It pits Creationism against Science, giving voice to much of the atheistic viewpoint that our existence … Continue reading

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J is for Journaling

Although I’m sure I kept some sort of journal in my high school years and earlier, I have none extant to show for it, and don’t remember it being a major focus. The earliest journal I still have is one … Continue reading

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F is for Fasting

I like to fast. I like the “spiritual over temporal” challenge and the feeling of power that comes through conquering the cravings and desires of the body. But there’s a catch…I’ve heard it said that “fasting without prayer is merely … Continue reading

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E is for Emotion Code

Okay, this one is going to sound a bit weird, and “out there…” I thought so too, at first, but being the open-minded person that I am… I can’t remember how I was introduced to this, but got the book (the … Continue reading

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B is for (My) Bread

“My Bread” is actually not my bread at all, but Jim Lahey’s bread, the author of the book, MY BREAD. I was introduced to this book via my son-in-law, and all it took was one loaf to make this MY … Continue reading

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Serendipitous sight-seeing

The Manor at Hemingford Grey We are planning a two-day trip to the Huntingdon area to visit some folks out of RAF Alconbury. I checked out local sites to see if there was anything noteworthy to visit while we were there … Continue reading

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Word Mix-up, or crossed words at a tollbooth

  We moved across the country, traveling in two vehicles. We had a goal to give out 10 copies of the Book of Mormon along our route. It was my Honey’s turn…At a toll booth, along with the toll he handed the lady … Continue reading

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Synchronized Reading

  I was in the library reading “Big Stone Gap” by Adriana Trigiani in preparation for a book talk I was going to present. In the story the protagonist recounts the history behind their town. Seems it was famous for … Continue reading

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Nine-One-One

  My Honey and I had never called 9-1-1 before, until one day, when we both had occasion to call, independent of one another. I was working at the Southworth Library when a patron rushed up to the desk reporting that … Continue reading

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