Category Archives: Books

The Vertical Self

The Vertical Self by Mark Sayers If you’re looking for a self-help, Dr. Phil approach to finding your untapped potential and personality, this book isn’t it. And truthfully, I can think of no higher praise to offer Mark Sayers. If … Continue reading

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Facing Your Giants

Facing Your Giants by Max Lucado Notice the “s”? This isn’t simply another retelling of the David and Goliath story.  Lucado walks us through the story of David’s life, of the numerous giants he faced, of his successes, his failures, … Continue reading

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Just Another Hymnal

Well, the book sale was wonderful, but mostly a bust. I didn’t find a single book on my list! I did find some goodies, though. And in spite of the fact that I already have several different hymnals, I couldn’t … Continue reading

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Marvelous, Glorious, Wonderful Books!

Books! Marvelous, glorious, wonderful books! That’s right, folks! Books, books, books! There’s a book sale at the public library next weekend and my stoked-o-meter has already overheated and melted the nice plastic stoked-0-meter pointer doodad! Books. Oh, glorious books! My … Continue reading

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The Church

At the beginning of December, I asked several questions about the Church in a post titled “All About Me.” I want to return to this topic for a few moments because it remains heavy on my heart and mind. I … Continue reading

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The Emotional God

Have you ever been called an “emotional” person? I have been. It always gives me pause when someone says that, because I have to think, “so, what? You don’t have emotions? Okay, super-human, un-feeling, freak-oid!” Of course, I would never … Continue reading

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So…I know I already blogged once today, but I have the urge to write. I just want to share the random thoughts, questions, situations going on in my life as of today, October 27th, 2009. I was up until 5 … Continue reading

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