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The Virginians
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Scars of Independ...
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"Of the counties where feeling about the use of British force in America was strong enough to result in a petition to Parliament, half sent petitions both for and against." 9 hours, 2 min ago

 
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"1 Kings 10 and John 10:22-30 -- Those by God's grace attuned to His glory can see it in very flawed humans. Those who are not can't see it in Christ Himself." 19 hours, 27 min ago

 
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The Virginians by William Makepeace Thackeray
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The Speed of Sound by Scott Eyman
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“I think magic went out when people began to have steam-engines, and newspapers, and telephones and wireless telegraphing.”
E. Nesbit, The Enchanted Castle

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“Life is made up of strange coincidences," said Thorndyke. "Nobody but a reviewer of novels is ever really surprised at a coincidence.”
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Emanuel Swedenborg
“In the Protestant Christian world, active repentance, which is examining ourselves, recognizing and admitting to our sins, praying to the Lord, and starting a new life, is extremely difficult to practice, for a number of reasons that will be covered later. Therefore here is an easier kind of repentance: When we are considering doing something evil and are forming an intention to do it, we say to ourselves, “I am thinking about this and I am intending to do it, but because it is a sin, I am not going to do it.” This counteracts the enticement that hell is injecting into us and keeps it from making further inroads.”
Emanuel Swedenborg, Regeneration: Spiritual Growth and How It Works

“Does the fact that Ezekiel 32:22-31 teaches we will actually recognize our neighbor in his eternal destination change how we interact with him today? Perhaps, if we are looking toward a spirit-only existence with no connection to our lives on Earth, we can choose not to confront and maintain our respectable position in this world's order. But, if Lazarus can recognize the rich man in Your story, Lord Jesus, not called a parable, we may need to adjust our idea of eternity. If we will be able to identify those in the Philippines or Chile that we ministered to in Your Name, then of what miniscule consequences are the resources on Earth we do without? 10/19/11”
Brian Eshleman

“Make us, Lord, in Chesterton's distinction, travelers instead of tourists. Where the tourist defines his day by the expectation of seeing certain things, give us the traveler's openness to seeing what You will reveal.”
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A place to help authors and reviewers come together to get the word out about new books as well as a group for anyone to post or enter listings for bo ...more
64006 Mount TBR Reading Challenge 2012 — 62 members — last activity Aug 24, 2013 01:02AM
ALERT!!! This Reading Challenge was for 2012. To join NOW, please go to Mount TBR 2013. This group is for those who would like to participate in the M ...more
59888 Reading the Bible — 43 members — last activity May 07, 2017 05:23PM
If you are like me, the Bible is a book you read all the time and when you're done you start again. This is a group for perpetual Bible readers. I wan ...more
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