“The Message” (the Bible in contemporary language)

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I truly love the Bible, but for reasons different than one might think. While it is the narrative foundation for my convictions and beliefs, I love the Bible as an amazing work of literature, poetry, symbolism and world view. I continually find myself amazed by this compilation of 66 books written by at least 39… Read more

Review of “What the Dog Saw” – Malcolm Gladwell

November 7, 2009 2009 Reading List Reviews 0

I have enjoyed the more focused works of Gladwell including Tipping Point, Blink and Outliers. What the Dog Saw makes a significant break from the style and pointed direction of these best sellers. Since the mid-90s, Gladwell has been a writer for the popular magazine, The New Yorker.

Review of “Outliers” – Malcolm Gladwell

October 22, 2009 2009 Reading List Reviews 0

We all love the stories of people who work their way up from the bottom. We aspire to the greatness of the elite. In Outliers, we examine these extreme success stories very closely. Our careful study shows a common theme – all outliers were willing to make a move and work very hard, but perhaps… Read more

Review of The Traveler’s Gift – Andy Andrews

October 19, 2009 2009 Reading List Reviews 1

I obviously found a significant amount of value in The Visitor bc I went out and picked up another book by Andrews the next day. This one took a bit longer to read, but that is not due to a lack of interest on my part. This book required me to slow down and think.… Read more

Quotes from “The Traveler’s Gift” – Andy Andrews

October 13, 2009 2009 Reading List Quotes 0

“Failure exists only for the person who quits.” “The words ‘It’s not my fault’ have been written on the gravestones of unsuccessful people ever since Eve bit the apple.” “God did not give me the ability to always make right decisions, but He has enabled me to make a decision and then make it right.”… Read more