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Thoreau wrote: We go eastward to realize history and study the works of art and literature, retracing the steps of the race; we go westward as into the future, with a spirit of enterprise and adventure. --"Walking"

As we start this new year, may we face the future with "a spirit of enterprise and adventure."

I started reading Limitless: Devotions for a Ridiculously Good Life by Nick Vujicic toda... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 4.25 · 16 ratings · 4 reviews · 7 distinct works · Similar authors
Responding to the Call
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A Rifle for Reed
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Aunts and Uncles Everywhere
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The jagged edge of somewher...
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The Tower of Babel was a Ba...
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The Case of the Secret Box
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Krik? Krak!
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2008
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A wonderful book...I wish I'd read it when I was much younger, even as a teenager. Favorite quote: "True service builds community. It quietly and unpretentiously goes about caring for the needs of others. It draws, it binds, heals, builds."
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Letters and Papers From Prison by Deitrich Bonhoeffer
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I will be reading more Bonhoeffer. This book is a good introduction in some ways because the letters are very readable for the layperson. Only when he discusses intricacies of Barth and a few other German theologians did I get a little lost, but not...more
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I relate to this quote: "She often claimed that she did not need to be acknowledged to feel satisfied, but that was not exactly true." p. 37

"Dementia was like a truth serum." Knowing people with dementia, I can see the truth in this one.

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If Only I Could Relate to the People I'm Related to by Stan Toler
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“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind.”
Bernard M. Baruch

“Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”
Mahatma Gandhi

“A room without books is like a body without a soul.”
Marcus Tullius Cicero

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”
H. Jackson Brown Jr., P.S. I Love You

“A woman is like a tea bag; you never know how strong it is until it's in hot water.”
Eleanor Roosevelt

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