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  • M Taylor posted an update 2 months, 1 week ago

    “The Mystery Of Israel And The Middle East” is a pretty good read on prophecy on the Middle East. Around 300 pages, the book covers many topics, including:

    – 7 reasons to pray for Israel.

    – Events leading up to Israel becoming a nation.

    – Rising Anti-Semitism throughout the world.

    – Ultimately, people, not land, matter more to God.

    – History…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 2 months, 1 week ago

    “40 Questions About Roman Catholicism” is another great addition on the “40 Questions” series by Kregel Academic. The book, as the title states, addresses theological questions about Roman Catholicism. The questions center around the historical theological, and personal questions about Roman Catholicism. Some of the questions include:

    -…[Read more]

  • For Monica.

    “The Vast of Night” is a film directed, co-produced, and written by Andrew Patterson. The film premiered at the Slamdance Film Festival in January 2019 and was later released in the U.S in May […]

    • NEVER heard of this but I will watch it.
      We have every pay channel on our televisions here so I am sure I can find it somewhere.

      I love movies but never was one for “writing” reviews. I have always felt….if the Movie Trailer doesn’t hook you….my words DEFINITELY will not hook you. So I alway opted for just posting a trailer.
      BUT with your gift for writing Jules you do such an excellent job at reviewing.

    • Hi Monica.

      Thanks for the compliment. . .and the plug!

      During the last year and a half there have been a lot of films that have come in under the radar – so to speak, because of the pandemic. Many have gone straight to stream while others – such as the new Bond film, have been held back until cinemas open again.

      There are gems a-plenty just waiting to be discovered. I myself had never heard of “The Vast of Night” until I saw the thumbnail on Prime Video. I clicked on it and began watching what is now my favourite film of the year. Another gem I came across was “I Think We’re Alone Now” – an independant film that stands above all others for its quality of story.

      Of course. . .there is the caveat that what I think is good, others might disagree with, but I always trust in the fact that people recognise quality when they see it. And the above mentioned films ooze quality with ease.

  • I don’t normally devote my blogs to film reviews as such, but I just watched what I can simply describe as one of the most disturbingly hypnotic movies I have seen in a while. Strictly speaking this is not a […]

    • I have to say Jules…..you REALLY need to do more movie reviews. You got me hooked. I am going to sign off now because I found the movie somewhere on my TV and I am going to start watching it.

      No pizza in site 😉

    • Ok….watched this CREEPY movie and have to say it was not something up my alley. But I KNOW my sisters and brothers would LOVE this so I sent them the recommendation.

      As for that disturbing scene you mentioned…… the ‘MELDING” of the 2?
      HORRIBLE ….GROSS…… SCARY!!!!

      • “The melding” you got it right on.

        It wasn’t so much the visuals but the noises they were both making – it made me cringe with pity and disgust.

  • M Taylor posted an update 2 months, 3 weeks ago

    “50 Most Important Theological Terms” is a great read for anyone wanting to learn more about common theological words in Christian theology. Around 200 pages, here’s what I liked after reading the book:

    – Covers a wide variety of relevant terms.

    – Easy to read and understand.

    – Author mentions various views on the term.

    – Author mentions his…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 2 months, 3 weeks ago

    “50 Most Important Bible Questions” is a great read for anyone wanting to learn more about the Bible, especially about difficult topics to understand. Around 400 pages, there are many things to like about this book:

    – Many relevant topics.

    – Easy to read, follow, and understand.

    – Author mentions various viewpoints and offers his own conclusion…[Read more]

  • M Taylor posted an update 2 months, 3 weeks ago

    “Count It All Joy” by John Perkins is a great read by someone who has experienced much suffering (racial, health, etc.) in his long life and is well-qualified to write such a title. Around 150 pages, there are many things I liked about this title:

    – Very readable and easy to follow.

    – Writer shares his personal experiences and those of other…[Read more]

  • Congratulations to Emma Raducanu in winning the US Open Tennis Championships. Emma became the first British woman to win a Grand Slam singles title since Virginia Wade back in 1977.

    Emma we love you!

  • God is Sun like alive self illuminating light that nobody has seen but people deem him an alive star…it can heat on to melt mountains and eyes can’t see him..the way we deem him he becomes like…but God is self […]

  • Monica posted an update in the group Group logo of Music ~ The Universal LanguageMusic ~ The Universal Language 3 months ago

  • Priscilla and I co-founded the Breakthrough Prize to celebrate scientists at the forefront of discovery. This year, I’m especially excited by the work laureates Katalin Karikó and Drew Weissman did to help […]

  • there are some places i go, when my head is too scattered. its a cold place or warm when i need it

    and i feel like fire and oceans and rain

    and i cannot stop this kinda mind

    where it kinda rains

    and […]

  • M Taylor posted an update 3 months, 1 week ago

    “The Integration Of Psychology And Christianity” is a good and thought-provoking read on as the title mentions – combining Christianity and Psychology. The book is around 180 pages and some of the topics covered include:

    – 5 viewpoints of Christ in the culture.

    – Types of integration.

    – Recommendations for Christian who are considering using…[Read more]

    • Last year it was Neil Peart (RUSH) – this year Charlie Watts.

      He was one Stone I imagined would roll on forever.

      • I was just thinking about all these old bands that seem to have the gift of longevity. Truly….”Roll on forever” is what I was thinking too.

  • Yes many people are vaccinated but with the new variants being spread I still don’t feel safe doing things I love. Like a LIVE concert. Sitting in a restaurant with friends. Though I have been to their houses […]

    • These types of post are still relevant – Covid has gone nowhere and is still here.
      The one thing I still miss the most is being able to go anywhere without fear of infection – even if it’s a jaunt to my local town centre of Epsom. Last year during the height of the pandemic I sold my car because it had been sitting there going nowhere, so rather than keep paying for something I was not able to use I let it go. I actually ventured out to the hospital for a blood test last week – first time out since last year, but in all honesty things may look normal out there but deep down I still feel there is danger for the vulnerable. There is talk over here of offering certain people a 3rd jab! People are still getting infected, and people are still dying. . .an end is not yet in sight.

      • Here too…third jab. But they did approve the 3rd one for the vulnerable. Apparently people have already been getting it by being sneaky or creative…depending on how you look at it. I have the 2 Pfizer doses….but I was pondering looking for a location that is giving the Johnson and Johnson which is 1 jab. So that could be my 3rd. I shall ponder it longer….since I have the time to ponder.
        YOU SOLD YOUR CAR? That is what keeps me sane. Being able to go for drives…..going to the beach after everyone leaves….its nice being to just hop in and drive. Well….when my head isn’t spinning that is

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