First Page is a new feature on the blog that focuses on new and fresh releases Over the few weeks I have been suffering under the grudges of pressure of studies and suffered from an acute cretinism and thus went into a huge slump in my reviewing schedule. But here I am now with these […]
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by Randall S. Frederick Working with congregations is a difficult thing to do, don’t let anyone tell you different. It’s a fulfilling and enriching way to help others connect with a spiritual experience, but pastoring requires every stretch of humanity you have in you – and then requires even more besides. When I left church, […]
– a review of Rogue Perfumery’s Chypre-Sîam To use a British expression, of all the things that can get a perfumista’s knickers in a permanent twist (and they are legion), nothing cuts closer to the bone than the dreaded IFRA. IFRA, so we like to tell ourselves and each other, has ruined perfumery forever-and-a-day by […]
Inside the Olive Press: Christ’s High Priestly Prayer My Tome Gethsemane: Christ’s High Priestly Prayer An exegetical research study of John chapter 17:1 Rev. Ivan J. Bradley Jr. All Holy Scriptures quoted as NIV are from The New International Version, 1984 International Bible Society. Zondervan Publishing […]
“When The Levee Breaks” If it keeps on rainin’, levee’s goin’ to break If it keeps on rainin’, levee’s goin’ to break And the water gonna come in, have no place to stay Well all last night I sat on the levee and moan Well all last night I sat on the levee and moan […]
http://www.leaves-of-ink.com/search/?q=H.L.+Dowless At this link one may discover at least ten of my latest poems. These poems range in a variety of subjects, from love lost, to escapism, to outright fantasy. Be sure to click like and share these links. Feel free to leave your own comments in regard to my poetry. If my work is […]
For the weeks leading up to QSR 2019, we will be rerunning posts from 2017 and 2018. Orginally posted here. Anything that has become inaccurate due to time passing is Laina’s fault alone. So I wasn’t sure if the book I ordered would actually work for the “book set in another country” prompt and I […]
This food journal was inspired by the Grub Street Diet series and more specifically Bon Appétit Food Editor Claire Saffitz’s piece, who I adore and whose love for bread might even surpass mine. It’s also extremely timely for me to write because of the very recent switch to a 90% plant-based diet, which I decided […]
I remember my doctor telling me, “just take it easy… love yourself. Rest. At this point dear, you can’t rest too much. Read… relax… love yourself. Take it easy.” Then he held me in his arms. And gave me a big big hug, and said softly, “we aren’t supposed to do this, be close to […]
Lately I’ve had the best of bookish problems. My nightstand and living room are overflowing with books I can’t wait to read. Library holds that I’ve been pining for for ages are coming in all at once and I’m also reading so many wonderful books for upcoming podcast episodes. Here are a few kidlit and […]
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The ninety days Top Techniques of Best-selling Authors Writing advice: It is usually all at once motivating and contradictory, uplifting as well as off-putting, useful and somero.
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The Fantasia International Film Festival will be celebrating its 23rd Anniversary in Montreal this summer, taking place from July 11 – August 1, with its Frontières International Co-Production Market being held July 18 – 21. The festival’s full lineup of over 130 feature films will be announced in early July. In the meantime, Fantasia has […]