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Growing Pains by Emily Carr
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I live in Southeast Alaska and I love the Emily Carr paintings of cedar trees. I first came to know her through the book, "Forest Lover" and was fascinated by her moxie in traveling to the native villages to paint totems. This autobiography was publi ...more
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I once went on a short term mission trip, and I never again gave money to support anybody going on a short term mission trip. I was part of a whole bus load of multigenerational do-gooders who went to an "orphanage" (maybe) in Mexico, where we put up ...more
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Flash by Rachel Anne Ridge
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If there is one takeaway from Flash, it leaves no doubt that God really does have a sense of humor. Acts 15:8 says, "God knows peoples hearts..(NLT)". He certainly knew the hearts of the Ridge family by bringing them an unexpected gift of a stray don ...more
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“It is a sad but unavoidable fact of life," he began, "that as we age our social circles grow smaller. Whether from increased habit or diminished vigor, we suddenly find ourselves in the company of just a few familiar faces.”
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Erica Bauermeister
“Irreversible decisions are good for the soul, word lady.”
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Wilkie Collins
“...it will always remain my private persuasion that Nature was absorbed in making cabbages when Mrs. Vesey was born, and that the good lady suffered the consequences of a vegetable preoccupation in the mind of the Mother of us all. ”
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“Reading good books ruins you for enjoying bad books.”
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