Category Archives: Books

My new [somewhat random] interest…

North Korea. It started out by buying this book (after randomly coming across it on amazon.com): I’m halfway through – and it is fascinating…in that horrible, but fascinating kind of way. Then, I’ve been listening/reading the news about how the … Continue reading

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Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

I just finished “Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” (and this is Dylan, and yes, I read a book predominately read by the female population).  It was much more graphic than I was expecting (although I’m not really sure WHAT I … Continue reading

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Which rules do you play by?

[Thoughts from sections of Philip Yancey’s book, What’s So Amazing About Grace?] “The church has allowed itself to get so swept up in political issues that it plays by the rules of power, which are rules of ungrace.” – Philip … Continue reading

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A Look at The Shack

I just finished the book The Shack by William P. Young.  I had heard and seen many very strong opinions about this book, both positive and negative, before reading it.  I saw Mark Driscoll’s ‘rant’ about it as well as … Continue reading

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Things aren’t always as they seem

I just finished reading The Horse and His Boy by C.S. Lewis, which is the 3rd book in the Narnia series.  For numerous reasons, it is my favorite so far, but I’m only going to share one little reflection on … Continue reading

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I did it!!

754 pages.  I did it. It only took me….approximately 2 years.  Well, I actually started reading Tolstoy’s beast of a book during the summer of 2008 due to my friend Katie’s suggestion. [Actually, we were going to do it TOGETHER!] … Continue reading

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“The Four Loves”

I just finished reading C.S.Lewis’ The Four Loves. I can’t really do C.S.Lewis any justice…so I’m just going to share a quotation with you. “To love at all is vulnerable.  Love anything, and your heart will certainly be wrung and … Continue reading

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