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A Time To Die by Gilbert Morris

Oh the joy of a public library!  I never would have dreamed that when I spent $.60 to purchase these much worn, but complete set of books in Mr. Morris’ “American Odyssey” series that I would find so much pleasure … Continue reading

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A Time to Be Born by Gilbert Morris

I’ve noticed something about myself, and my reading tastes. The older I get, the more I am interested in the moral  history of America. I guess that’s why I’m drawn to older books, from the 50’s, they offer a glimpse … Continue reading

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Rooms by James L. Rubart

  A young friend of mine, Zack Ulakovits, (who when I first met him many years ago was a crazy kid in my kid’s church, at the church where my wife and I were involved in children’s ministry,) gave this book … Continue reading

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Jabez A Novel by Thom Lemmons

I read a very  interesting article on the Gizmag website this month by a fellow named Brian Dodson. It was entitled, ” A good book can change your life…and your brain.”  It basically discussed how when we read stories,  it … Continue reading

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The Golden Journey by Agnes Sligh Turnbull

If only my high school pals could see me now!!! There I was a punk of a kid, growing up in West Virginia, long hair, and wisp of a mustache with a cigarette hanging off my lips. I’d start every … Continue reading

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The Richlands by Agnes Sligh Turnbull

I feel so blessed the day that I stumbled onto this magnificent writer, Ms. Agnes Sligh Turnbull. This may seem funny, as I don’t really think she is necessarily a writer that attracts many male readers. Her stories are ones … Continue reading

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The Flowering by Agnes Sligh Turnbull

I can never thank my local library enough for their regular cleaning out of old books, and selling them to folks like me. The other day, the little old lady at the desk…(she’s really not old, but she is little,) … Continue reading

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The Wedding Bargain by Agnes Sligh Turnbull

Another quick stop at my local library, has yielded treasure again. However, I don’t know exactly what has happened to me, with regard to my personal preference in books, but I have found an incredible peace in this author’s works. … Continue reading

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The Bishop’s Mantle by Agnes Sligh Turnbull

“Grandy was dead. The man who had been father to him since childhood, who had been both mentor and comrade through all the years, was gone. And now in the first great crisis of his life he was to be … Continue reading

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The Moneyman by Thomas B. Costain

I must be one of the most blessed people in all the world, when it comes to acquiring great reads very inexpensively. It’s either this, or I have in my community one of the most gracious public libraries ever, as … Continue reading

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