Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman

Walt Whitman is hailed as one of the greatest American poets. I’ve wanted to read Leaves of Grass for many years, and finally got around to it, only to be disappointed. I don’t know what to say other than this isn’t my style of poetry. It feels like one long stream-of-conscious thought without any kind […]

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The Dawning of Indestructible Joy by John Piper

This small book has a great goal: to keep you focused on Christ during Advent. Those days leading up to Christmas have become hectic, filled with shopping, cooking, and preparations to celebrate. But what are we celebrating? Here, John Piper provides short devotional readings, from December 1 through Christmas Day, to remind us of the true […]

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A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

Originally posted on The Reformed Writer:
     In what is probably Charles Dickens’ best known work we meet Ebenezer Scrooge, a rich old miser who loves money more than anything else. One Christmas Eve night he is visited by the ghost of his old business partner, Jacob Marley, who has been dead for seven years. Marley…

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