Category Archives: Book Reviews

If I think a book has value, I tell you what I think about it – the good, the bad, the ugly.

Captured by Gettysburg

I haven’t done one of these in a while. But I have to stop and do it for this one. Have to. This has been my summer read. Yes, I know it has a limited audience – history lovers, civil … Continue reading

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time to Start

I now have a go-to book when gifting graduates of all ages and stages of life. That’s really the point of Jon Acuff’s latest book, Start – we are at multiple points of “graduation” all through our lives. Any of … Continue reading

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The Promise of Paradox Scares Me to Death Regularly

I didn’t intentionally place these two side by side on our “Readshare” shelf (people can take any book on this shelf, read, and, hopefully, not being book piggies, will return said books when finished). But these two made me pause … Continue reading

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Help Me Be

For the past month I’ve been savoring poetry on my patio in the cool of early morning – though that locale has been on hiatus in our wondrous triple-digit heat. Added to the poetry savorings of Greek and Hebrew scriptures, … Continue reading

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Who says talking “creed” has to be a dull business…

By nature I am one of those lugubrious optimists – liturgical on the outside, but anarchial on the inside. As the fool longs to play Hamlet, so this Hamlet has always longed to play the fool. I want to wear … Continue reading

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