Review: The Case for Miracles

The Case for Miracles: A Journalist Investigates Evidence for the Supernatural by Lee Strobel My rating: 5 of 5 stars I have been a Christian for a long time and picked up Strobel’s book on miracles. As I read through the arguments against by Shermer and Hume and all those arguments for miracles, I am […]

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What I learned from Lord of the Rings

I have been reading the Lord of the Rings trilogy non-stop since 1998. Each year, I would read The Hobbit, followed by Fellowship of the Ring, then The Two Towers and finally Return of the King. It takes about three and a half months during my leisure reading time at night before going to sleep. And I have been doing this every year, so that’s […]

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Renewing Wonder

I’m tired of Christmas. There. I have confessed it to the world. It is a sign that something is wrong with me, that when the Bible stories meant to instill hope and wonder, I stifle a yawn because I have been hearing it for the thirty second time. And that is NOT good. I’m tired […]

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Secular Christmas?

Bing Crosby, American singer from the 1940s, popularized the song White Christmas. The lyrics go something like this:  I’m dreaming of a white Christmas,Just like the ones I used to know…Where the treetops glisten and children listenTo hear sleigh bells in the snow Living in southern California where it never snows, this is more nostalgic for […]

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Whatcha reading?

Every year, challenges bibliophiles to set a number of books to read in the coming year. In the past, I set the bar low at 50 books because I regularly read up to 70+ books per year. Last year, I set the bar high at 70 books per and still passed it at 86 […]

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