From Off the Shelf

Becoming and Tears We Cannot Stop

In an effort to understand the current state of affairs in our country, I have been reading a bunch of “political” books.  I am constantly seeking answers to “How did we get to this?” and “What can we do about it?”  Theology has plenty of answers to those questions, starting with original sin and the …

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DogTown and Best Friends: Two Books

After visiting Best Friends Animal Sanctuary in Kanab, Utah, I decided to read a couple of books to get more in-depth information.  I started with “Best Friends:  The True Story of the World’s Most Beloved Animal Sanctuary” by Samantha Glen.  Then I read “DogTown:  Tales of Rescue, Redemption, and Rehabilitation” by Stefan Bechtel. I started …

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