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What Falls From the Sky

What Falls From the Sky

On 3/28 Elliott Blackwell wrote: Towards the end of my forty day "social media Sabbath," I received a copy of Esther Emery's memoir What Falls From The Sky about how she disconnected from the Internet for a year. I must admit, my first reaction was, "Lord, please don't be this your way of telling me that's what you want me to do ... What Falls From The Sky: A Must-Read Memoir

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5 Stars

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Reclaiming Hope

Reclaiming Hope

On 3/20 Elliott Blackwell wrote: For years I considered myself apolitical. Yet I have found, as I have gotten older, that to not be political is to be political. It's difficult to be part of either political party when neither holds firmly to the beliefs that I do. In many ways, I'm conservative and, in others, I am liberal (particularly ... Reclaiming Hope

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Assimilate or Go Home

Assimilate or Go Home

On 3/15 Elliott Blackwell wrote: D. L. Mayfield starts off her book with failure. She writes of showing an apartment of full of devout Muslims The Jesus Film. What I love about how she narrates this experience was the fervent desire to proselytize and play the missionary. Realizing that the "heavy yoke" of her desire to convert was ... Assimilate Or Go Home: A Beautiful & Necessary Book Of Refugees & Stateless Wanderers

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5 Stars

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