No glass slipper, but there’s a Prince!

No glass slipper, but there’s a Prince!

In 1697, Charles Perrault wrote ‘Cendrillon,’ a French fairy tale. Translated into English it became ‘Cinderella.’ It continues to be a popular storyline that has been adapted in over 400 vastly divergent versions. (The Brothers Grimm version, in 1812,...
It’s good for what ails ya!

It’s good for what ails ya!

The title of the article stopped me in my tracks. I thought it had to be a misprint. But no, as I read on, I realized this was a serious, apparently well-researched topic. Several formal studies had been carried out to support the findings. The new diagnosis being...
What’s On Your Reading List?

What’s On Your Reading List?

“There are so many other things that Jesus said and did; and if these accounts were also written down, the books could not be contained in the entire cosmos.” This is the last verse of John’s Gospel (VOICE), written nearly 2,000 years ago. In the centuries since, much...
I Love a Good Novel!

I Love a Good Novel!

Aren’t the first thirty-nine (39) books of the Bible some of your most favorite reads of all time? Aren’t they just so thrilling and surprising and shocking and intriguing and can’t-put-them-til-you’re-done good? Aren’t they the impelling ones you curl up in your...
Our World, Our Oyster

Our World, Our Oyster

Please do this for me – well, OK, it’s for you, but I’m asking: take a few minutes to dream up your absolute top-drawer vacation of a lifetime, pulling out all the stops, throwing caution to the wind, being as wildly spontaneous as you are able. Not thinking time or...
Inside or Out?

Inside or Out?

Of all that’s become evident in the past twelve months, perhaps the most glaring is universal impatience. We’re all familiar with drivers, unable to tolerate anyone in front of them for at least fifty car lengths, erratically cutting in and out of traffic, flashing...

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