Repost: “I Love You” – A Poem

In light of Valentine’s Day being this week, here’s a little poem I wrote for my sweetheart.

I love you so much

You can’t comprehend

I love you so much

You just won’t understand.

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Entangled & Strangled – A Short Story

Just as she did every Thursday morning, Clara Connolly entered the doctor’s modest apartment carrying his mail in the crook of her arm.

“Here’s this morning’s mail, Doctor,” she said pleasantly, with that huge smile that overtook her entire face. He couldn’t help but return her gesture.

“Good morning, dear Clara. How are you this fine morning?”

“I’m doing just peachy, Doctor. And how might you be?”

“As well as it gets, I suppose,” he returned with a smirk.

“Good to hear,” she replied. A few moments later she said, “Well, I certainly hope the rest of your day goes as well as it is presently.”

“And the same to you as well, my dear Clara.”

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Who is the_sheep? Should you be reading this review?

All the Wrong Questions | Lemony Snicket | Little, Brown and Company | 1162 pages (over 4 books)

Why should you read Lemony Snicket’s other series of intriguing books? Don’t you think you should like a book with lots of suspense, witty responses, trains of thought, betrayals, friendships, bad apprenticeships, and sinister villians? Oh brother, is Snicket at it again?

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“Tactics” for Avoiding Antics – A Review

Tactics: A Game Plan for Discussing Your Christian Convictions | Gregory Koukl | Zondervan | 208 pages

From the founder and president of the apologetics powerhouse Stand to Reason comes Tactics, a practical guide for learning to defend your Christian convictions in the public square. In this compact little book, Koukl outlines what is known as the Columbo tactic. Columbo takes three different forms depending on where you are in the conversation, but the essential piece to Columbo is to ask questions. Using the types of questions Koukl covers in the first part of his book will allow you to take control of the conversation, shift the burden of proof to your opponent, and help you regulate the direction of the conversation. Koukl also touches on finding the flaws in other people’s statements or belief systems in the second part of his book. You’ll learn what to look out for and how to respond to faulty thinking.

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Phantom of an Album…?

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Never ones to be content with the success of their previous record, August Burns Red returned in October of last year with Phantom Anthem, their seventh full-length album since their debut LP Thrill Seeker from 2005. Since 2011’s Leveler, ABR have been on a mission to create progressive records that will stand out from the redundancy of the metalcore genre while remaining technically proficient… and brutally heavy.

Phantom Anthem[1] (2017): 11 songs, 53 minutes

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