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The Jesus You Can't Ignore

The Jesus You Can't Ignore

On 11/28 aspires2b wrote: This book helped me identify the line drawn between the loving God and the disciplinarian. Some people focus too narrowly on the God of love and tolerate just about any behavior under the sun under the true (but misguided) premise that we should be less aggressive, less preachy, and more tolerant. Others ... Thought-provoking "new" look at Jesus

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5 Stars

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The Butterfly Effect

The Butterfly Effect

On 9/8 aspires2b wrote: This small little book packs power. Using connectedness as proof, in “The Butterfly Effect” author Andy Andrews contends that life’s, indeed the world’s, events happen as a result of a series of connected events. The people in that chain aren't aware of the impact their actions will have days, ... Live a life of purpose

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4 Stars

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Cast of Characters

Cast of Characters

On 7/9 aspires2b wrote: We tend to skim over familiar Bible stories, or see the characters as two-dimensional because the Bible lacks details like we find in novels. We know what they did, but the depth of the anguish that was behind their action or decision is not obvious. We don't spend the mental effort exploring what these ... Bible characters come to life

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After the Hangover

After the Hangover

On 6/21 aspires2b wrote: R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr.’s latest book, “After the Hangover,” is an insightful perspective from a key “player” on the historical and current state of the conservative political movement. Filled with personal anecdotes from the author’s decades in the movement, Tyrrell confronts the discouragement ... Takes time but it's worth it

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Plan B

Plan B

On 5/3 aspires2b wrote:       What do you do when your life isn’t turning out the way you thought? What happens when life comes crashing down on you? Whether a failed relationship, an unmet dream or a tragic circumstance that is no fault of your own, we all find ourselves in a “Plan B” situation at some ... ‘Plan B,’ by Pete Wilson

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