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Favorite Quotes from “Ready Player One”

I recently enjoyed Ready Player One by Ernest Cline. Here are some of my favorite quotes. Please note, I don’t necessarily agree with all the below quotes, but in one way or another find them helpful, intriguing, or illustrative of … Continue reading

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Three Realities True of All Races, Genders, & Classes

If I were asked to describe 2020 in one word, division would make my short list. A ten-second tour any social media platform or news channel would overwhelmingly garner its support. Hourly, divisive issues are yelled about by divisive people … Continue reading

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A Parent’s Job

At the bottom, what is the job of parent? Dane Ortlund answers beautifully: With our own kids, if we are parents, what’s our job? That question could be answered with a hundred valid responses. But at the center, our job … Continue reading

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5 Benefits of Sickness

With the current COVID19 situation, I can’t help but think about a sermon I read years ago entitled Sickness by J.C. Ryle. In the sermon, he offers a biblical perspective on sickness under three headings: I. The universal prevalence of … Continue reading

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Favorite Quotes From “Shogun”

I recently read the novel Shogun by James Clavell. Here are some of my favorite quotes. Man is But a Blossom in the Wind “He subdued the land. Made the peace. Forced all the daimyōs in the land to grovel … Continue reading

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Favorite Quotes from “The Blade Itself”

I recently read The Blade Itself by Joe Abercrombie and here are a few of my favorite quotes. A Dreaded Task “Once you got a task to do, it’s better to do it than to live with the fear of … Continue reading

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Favorite Quotes from “Perelandra”

I recently enjoyed Perelandra by C.S. Lewis. Here are some of my favorite quotes. The Terror of Not Liking True Good “All those doubts which I had felt before I entered the cottage as to whether these creatures were friend … Continue reading

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Favorites Quotes from “Out of the Silent Planet”

I recently enjoyed Out of the Silent Planet by C.S. Lewis. Here are a few of my favorite quotes. Fallen vs. Unfallen Desire “‘Is the begetting of young not a pleasure maong the hrossa?’ ‘It is a very great on, … Continue reading

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My Favorite Quotes From “The Return of the Ring”

I recently enjoyed The Return of the King (book three in “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy) by J.R.R. Tolkien. Here are three of my favorite quotes. Love of Master & Self-Understanding Help to Resist Temptation “In that hour of … Continue reading

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Four Ways to Avoid Money Worship

I recently had the privilege to preach at my church on the topic of Proverbs and money. Here is an excerpt that I found helpful for my own soul and I hope it does yours. —- Money worship is a … Continue reading

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