Flash Reviews, Pt. 14

1 September 2016-27 November 2016 Welcome to another installment of Flash Reviews, where I share brief snapshot reviews of the movies I’ve watched, books I’ve read and occasional other entertainment I’ve consumed since the last time I did this. Usually once every two months or so. WARNING: Spoilers lie ahead, so just watch out. Not […]

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One Hundred Birds Taught Me to Fly: Reviewed

One Hundred Birds Taught Me to Fly is a powerful, deeply personal book. Written by Ashley Mae Hoiland (known to many as Ashmae), it is the most recent entry in the Maxwell Institute’s Living Faith series. There’s a creativity here that feels more personal than the other books in the series that I’ve read. Perhaps […]

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The Devil Made Me Do Good?

Thoughts on The Fall Earlier this month I finished The God Who Weeps: How Mormonism Makes Sense of Life by Terryl and Fiona Givens. There’s a lot of good in the book, undoubtedly. However, the third chapter, “We Are that We Might Have Joy”, presents an analysis of The Fall, that strikes me as leaving […]

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We Need Radical Love

POST-ELECTION THOUGHTS This is a little later than usual (Sunday was my birthday and unusually crowded with things to do and people to see and the past three days have been remarkably busy). Not to mention that I’m not quite sure what to say. The past week has been a rollercoaster of emotions due to […]

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Seeking Love in the Fear and Mess

I had a few other things I was going to write about (some response to bits of The God Who Weeps and thoughts on what it really means to be childlike), but it felt wrong to not talk about the Policy leaked a year ago yesterday (5 November 2015). So, here we go. My thoughts […]

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