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ANGELS – FAKE OR REAL? AN EXPEDITION OF DISCOVERY

ANGELS – FAKE OR REAL? AN EXPEDITION OF DISCOVERY

“A history of virtually all nations and cultures reveals at least some belief in angelic beings .” So states legendary preacher Reverend Billy Graham in his now classic book Angels: God’s Secret Agents. The question of the existence, purpose, nature and qualities of...

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HOW TO WRITE WITH SPUNK AND BITE

HOW TO WRITE WITH SPUNK AND BITE

For anyone who writes anything - and wants to pack a punch doing it, Spunk and Bite is the trusty reference companion. Whether writing books, articles, reports, memos, captions, Blogs, social media posts, or even letters - following the advice in Spunk and Bite is...

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RINGING THE BELL OF REMEMBRANCE

RINGING THE BELL OF REMEMBRANCE

One year ago this month, August 2019, we mourned the loss of Carl Bell, MD. In our News posts of August 17th, (HE CAME, HE SAW, HE CARED) and August 25th, (COMMITTED TO CONTINUE HIS LEGACY) we acknowledged our debt to Dr. Bell’s inspirational life and pioneering...

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12 & 12  – PLAYING THE NEW “DOZENS”

12 & 12 – PLAYING THE NEW “DOZENS”

By sheer number of uninterrupted years in print - decades, in fact - this book is a “long distance runner.” Why? It has been, and continues to be a strong support for millions of people struggling to overcome the destructive force of alcoholism in their lives. Twelve...

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HEARTBREAKING. HEROIC. HISTORIC.

HEARTBREAKING. HEROIC. HISTORIC.

It is heartbreaking to recently have lost Congressman John Lewis - a great man, a great American, a great hero in the Civil Rights Movement. It is equally heartbreaking to ponder the unfathomable injustices, pains and cruelties he had to suffer right from the start of...

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WHY CAN‘T WE JUST GET ALONG?

WHY CAN‘T WE JUST GET ALONG?

This iconic question is still being asked. An iconic book - How to Win Friends and Influence People - still proposes some answers. This book was one of only nine books recommended as “Iconic Reads,” a few years ago, in a magazine honoring the Top 100 Executives in...

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LIFE AND DEATH AND THE LIVING IN-BETWEEN

LIFE AND DEATH AND THE LIVING IN-BETWEEN

Lifetimes is a book whose subtitle says it all: “The Beautiful Way to Explain Death to Children.” The beauty of this book is threefold. First, the physical book itself is beautiful, with its large, page size illustrations incorporating “gorgeous wording.” Second, the...

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GOOD NEWS! KIDS DO COUNT!

GOOD NEWS! KIDS DO COUNT!

Good News! On June 22, 2020 the 31st edition of the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s KIDS COUNT® Data Book arrived. This annual publication reports the latest available data (2018, prior to the pandemic) on trends and statistics in child well-being nationally and ranked by...

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OUT FROM UNDER THE KNEE

OUT FROM UNDER THE KNEE

Race matters. Now more than ever. We have recently been traumatized and roused to riots and protests by the horrific death of George Floyd. A police officer, callously ignoring pleas of “I can’t breathe,” kept his knee jammed on the dying man’s neck for over eight...

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TOO MARVELOUS FOR WORDS

TOO MARVELOUS FOR WORDS

The chorus of the above-cited song - by lyricist Johnny Mercer and composer Richard Whiting - might fittingly be played as background to reading this glorious book, One Hundred Years of Solitude, by Colombian Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel García Márquez. While...

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WHEN SCIENCE READS LIKE A THRILLER

WHEN SCIENCE READS LIKE A THRILLER

Science reads like a thriller when the subject is “the life of” the world’s most famous equation, and the author is David Bodanis. Each of the five symbols in “E=mc2” merits its own chapter. Why? Because the stories behind each symbol are dramatic. The dramas are...

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