Monthly Archives: June 2009

Cycling for a cause

Wow – I just looked at my blog posts and it looks like all I’ve been doing for the past month is read. Really – that’s just what I’ve posted on my blog. I’ve been plenty busy doing other things. … Continue reading

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Nightstand status

It’s that time again. Here is the list of books I hope to read in the month of July. The Metamorphoses by Ovid – library book Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment by Jeremiah Burroughs as part of the Reading the … Continue reading

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Spring Reading Thing close-out

Spring is over – Summer is here! I mostly finished my reading list! And read several other books along the way, due to library schedules or getting distracted. For example, I read the Zookeeper’s Wife by Diane Ackerman and really … Continue reading

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Believing God by RC Sproul, Jr

I picked up a copy of Believing God at the Ligonier National Conference in March. I even had RC Sproul, Jr, autograph a copy for a friend of mine. From the first time I read a description of the book … Continue reading

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IBC – it’s not just about lumps

Check out this youtube video report about Inflammatory Breast Cancer. My cousin died of this last year. Often there are no lumps. Instead look for spots that look like bug bites, other odd shapes or spots, hot to the touch. … Continue reading

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Patriarch

Patriarch: George Washington and the New American Nation by Richard Norton Smith was a difficult read. It covers just the presidency and retirement, with just a summary of his life leading up to that. At times he seemed to present … Continue reading

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The Zookeeper’s Wife – review

I read a few reviews of The Zookeeper’s Wife: A War Story by Diane Ackerman and they all made it sound like an interesting and well-written book. It is a true story, based on diaries and other sources, told from … Continue reading

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His strength

This was on Fighter Verses today: Seek the LORD and his strength; seek his presence continually! [Psalm 105:4] Why should I seek God’s strength? [P]ower belongs to God. [Psalm 62:11c] [H]e is the one who gives power and strength. [Psalm … Continue reading

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Spring Reading Thing status check 4

Just tracking my progress here: My original list with links to book reviews or summaries. Consequences of Sin by Clare Langley-Hawthorne Sworn to Silence by Linda Castillo (an advance readers’ edition, it’s coming out June 2009) Get Outta My Face! … Continue reading

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Reading progress

I made a lot of progress Friday and Saturday between bike rides and dinner and other birthday events and I have finished George Muller of Bristol and His Witness to a Prayer-Hearing God.  I read the Gutenberg version on the … Continue reading

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