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A Gurnsey Tale

Watched a movie that I think is bound to become a classic of our times.  It was about a complicated and absolutely thought provoking movie that dealt with things as uncomplicated as love and war and what happens when the … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Bible Should Be Read and Applied To Our Daily Lives

“The Bible is the best of all books, for it is the word of God and teaches us the way to be happy in this world and in the next. Continue therefore to read it and to regulate your life … Continue reading

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Skeletons In Our Closet

In biology, we are taught that there is an almost linear path of the forms of mankind.  Reality is it was a bit messier.  Six species of man existed probably concurrently or at least overlapping.  One still stands….   Is … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – First

Seems to me at first glance That a lot is left to chance When you study the past You find what didn’t last Wondering how it connects Into the future and directs The paths yet to be Flowing into our … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Closed Minds and Books Are Simply Blocks of Wood

“A closed mind is like a closed book: just a block of wood.” – Chinese Proverb      

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Daily Prompt – Angel

Somewhere in the eternal an angel silently shrieks There in the infinite loss of which we seldom speak The horror of it all is probably worse than thought When we’ve forgotten what really should be sought I’ll hold you close … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: A Great Book Should Leave You With Many Experiences

“A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading it.” – William Styron, novelist (11 Jun 1925-2006)      

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Thought For the Day: No Two Persons Have Read the Same Book

“No two persons ever read the same book.” – Edmund Wilson, critic (8 May 1895-1972)          

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Thought For the Day – Weekly Photo Challenge – Windows

Windows I Don’t Mind (Tentative Title) Sitting by the windows reading A curious sunrise was bleeding All the thoughts for the day Were put on a vivid display Across the pages of thought In the book I had bought The … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Good Books With Purpose Should Be Censored With Care

“As good, almost, kill a man as kill a good book.” – John Milton   This work may be read in its entirety here: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~milton/reading_room/areopagitica/text.html Or listened to here:      

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