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Walt Barrett is now friends with Sam O'neal
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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty  Smith
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
by Betty Smith
read in March, 2013
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An absolutely delightful, well-written, first class story. I enjoyed it so much that upon finishing it I immediately (and uncharacteristically) decided to re-read it. Surprisingly I found it even richer and more enjoyable the second time around. To b...more
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Although my memory's fading, I remember two things very clearly: I am a great sinner and Christ is a great Savior.John Newton
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I am not what I ought to be, I am not what I want to be, I am not what I hope to be in another world; but still I am not what I once used to be, and by the grace of God I am what I amJohn Newton
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A Death in the Family by James Agee
A Death in the Family
by James Agee
read in December, 2012
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This novel was recommended to me based on my enjoyment of as the writings of Wendell Berry. It won the 1958 Pulitzer Prize for non-fiction and appeared in Time Magazine’s 2005 list of the 100 best English-language novels written since 1923. This auto...more
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"Marne - nice to have a friend who likes Wendell Berry! If you've not read "Hannah Coulter" I think you're really enjoy it. It was the first Berry nove...more "
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A Place on Earth by Wendell Berry
A Place on Earth
by Wendell Berry
read in December, 2012
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I keep coming back to Wendell Berry's simple portrayals of community and people - they have a way of lingering in my mind and speaking to my heart. Set in a fictional town of Port William, Kentucky toward the end of the first half of the 1900's, thes...more
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The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain
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The Trees by Conrad Richter
The Trees
by Conrad Richter
read in September, 2012
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A strangely powerful book - hard to describe the strong impact it had on me. Written in what is effectively the dialect of the late 1700's on the Ohio frontier, it was sometimes a rather laborious read. Yet strangely satisfying. The vivid portrayal o...more
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“I am not what I ought to be, I am not what I want to be, I am not what I hope to be in another world; but still I am not what I once used to be, and by the grace of God I am what I am”
John Newton

John Newton
“Although my memory's fading, I remember two things very clearly: I am a great sinner and Christ is a great Savior.”
John Newton, Amazing Grace

“Every man dies, not every man really lives”
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