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Bonhoeffer Abridged, by Eric Metaxas

This detailed biography of Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s life is laid out methodically and skillfully by Eric Metaxas. The narrative flows time-wise from the early years of Dietrich’s life and progresses unerringly to Bonhoeffer’s last day on this earth. The chapters in between paint a rich… Continue Reading “Bonhoeffer Abridged, by Eric Metaxas”

The Daring Heart of David Livingstone, by Jay Milbrandt

The Daring Heart of David Livingstone is a cohesive look at a complicated man. Jay Milbrandt does an excellent job of trying to present Livingstone as a human being with flaws as well as a strong moral compass. Most of us are only familiar… Continue Reading “The Daring Heart of David Livingstone, by Jay Milbrandt”

#BruceSpringsteen and the Boy in a Coma

I don’t remember his name. I’m ashamed of this.

The Month of Socks

It is once again the month of socks at our house! If you were around for my post last year you may remember I wrote about a gesture that has become a tradition running three years at least (I’ve lost count.) My sister Patricia… Continue Reading “The Month of Socks”

Pip, Tuppence and George

George pedaled his three-wheeled low rider bicycle along the median. He weaved in and out of the emergency lane, picking up cans and bottles. He threw them into a large burlap seed sack he had strung across the handlebars. It was a damp February… Continue Reading “Pip, Tuppence and George”

Kristen Lamb’s Brilliant Musings (Just don’t get your feelings hurt) Kristen Lamb’s blog (see link) ended with an offer: “For the month of OCTOBER, everyone who leaves a comment I will put your name in a hat. If you comment and link back to my blog on your blog, you get your name… Continue Reading “Kristen Lamb’s Brilliant Musings (Just don’t get your feelings hurt)”

Don’t Look Back

Don’t look back. Luke 9:57-62 As they were going along the road, someone said to Him, “I will follow You wherever You go.” 58 And Jesus said to him, “The foxes have holes and the birds of the air have nests, but the Son… Continue Reading “Don’t Look Back”

Longing for Home

“And if I weep let it be as a man who is longing for his home…”~Rich Mullins, Lyrics from “If I Stand” The following is an excerpt from the transcript of the Homeless Man video about Rich Mullins: Tom Booth: It was about two… Continue Reading “Longing for Home”

The Diligent Seeker

“Shut up!” The harsh command of a stranger.Dust gritted between my teeth and choked my throat with each breath.The heat was unbearable here, on a dirt road leading from the town of Jericho.This was the place I’d chosen to sit and ask for something,… Continue Reading “The Diligent Seeker”

The Only Correct Answer

“The hand of the Lord was upon me, and He brought me out by the Spirit of the Lord and set me down in the middle of the valley; and it was full of bones.He caused me to pass among them round about, and… Continue Reading “The Only Correct Answer”

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