Category Archives: What are you reading?

What Are You Reading?

I’m preparing for a mid-week business trip and have selected “The Return of The Prodigal Son,” by Fr. Henri Nouwen to distract me from the annoyances  of flying commercial. The opening paragraph:   There was a man who had two sons. … Continue reading

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Opening Paragraphs

Opening paragraphs  The devil is one of God’s creatures. We cannot talk about him and about exorcisms without first stating some basic facts about God’s plan for creation. We will not say anything new, but we might present a new … Continue reading

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Welcome, Number Four.

Until today, there were three, living  authors, that if they write something, I will make sure that I buy and read it. The three are: Michael D. O’brien    Andra Watkins James Rebanks Today, I added a fourth,  L. B … Continue reading

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This Time, The Last Sentence

Followers of this blog know that I often introduce books that I am reading by using the title, Opening Paragraphs. Today, as Christmas gifts, I received three books from my daughters and below is the last sentence of the first … Continue reading

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First Dads

I finally opened (as in opening a book)  a 2016 Father’s Day present from our daughter, Megan this evening.  The book, First Dads, Parenting and Politics from George Washington to Barak Obama was given to me, but  set it aside, until … Continue reading

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What Are You Reading?

I was reminded today that I was supposed to be reading a book that was given to me by the man who could have been the inspiration for the  movie, “School of Rock.” Yes, I’m referring to the one and … Continue reading

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What Are You Reading?

I received a gift certificate for a local bookstore for my birthday from Jelly and stopped on the way home this evening and used it before I miss-placed it. I’ll be out of town later this week on some family … Continue reading

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