Monthly Archives: October 2018

What Is Reformation Day? from Stephen Nichols

  A single event on a single day changed the world. It was October 31, 1517. Brother Martin, a monk and a scholar, had struggled for years with his church, the church in Rome. He had been greatly disturbed by … Continue reading

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Ode To Autumn – Poem by John Keats

  Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, Close bosom-friend of the maturing sun; Conspiring with him how to load and bless With fruit the vines that round the thatch-eaves run; To bend with apples the mossed cottage-trees, And fill all … Continue reading

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Diary of a Novelist by Peter Leavell

Day 1: Fingertips brush against the keys and heartthrobs as every thought sends shivers through the future. Imaginings thunder as story beckons the muses of old. Chocolate never tasted so good. Day 2: Someone hacked the computer and turned poetry … Continue reading

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Psalm 3 A Cry For Help

Save Me, O My God A Psalm of David, when he fled from Absalom his son. 1O Lord, how many are my foes! Many are rising against me; 2many are saying of my soul, “There is no salvation for him … Continue reading

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Kirk Gibson and Dennis Eckersley revisit classic World Series moment for a good cause By Bill Shaikin

The donors had been thanked. The dinner had been served. The program was about to start, but not before the assembled ladies and gentlemen were asked to watch a 12-minute video. The man with the free-flowing hair and the salt-and-pepper … Continue reading

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What are some interesting facts about books or reading in general? By Devashish Patil

Some of the interesting facts about books and reading are: There are nearly 130 million(129,864,880 to be exact) books in the entire world. It would take 60,000 years to read all the books in the world. The three most read … Continue reading

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Ulysses as Read by Helen Mirren

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