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I did this a while ago at my place, and since my to-do list is longer than my arm and I’ve taken to referring to myself as a one-armed paper-hanger, I thought I’d use it here, too. The Pope and the CEO: John Paul II’s Leadership Lessons to a Young Swiss Guard by Andreas Widmer [Read More...]

The Apocalypse Codex

A couple of weeks ago I read Charles Stross’ latest, The Apocalypse Codex, and I’ve kind of been sitting on it every since. It’s the next book in the Bob Howard/Laundry Files series that began with The Atrocity Archive, a series that is an delightful mash-up of Lovecraftian horror, computer science geekery, and classic espionage. I’ve thoroughly [Read More...]

Review: Holiness for Everyone by Eric Sammons

Friendship has a powerful impact on people’s behavior. Parents often worry that their children will succumb to “peer pressure,” implicitly acknowledging the power that friends can have on someone’s life. Children aren’t the only ones influenced in this way — adults, too, allow their personalities and choices to be shaped by the company they keep. [Read More...]


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