Since book reviews express opinion, I decided to set a 1-5 starfish book rating system that will help me express my overall opinion consistently. Please understand that I refrain from reviewing a book I have never read. After I do read [...]
Every American knows we live in a diet-crazy nation. It's hard to find anyone who isn’t going on a diet or coming off a diet – or altogether fed up with diets. While I wasn’t surprised to find a pre-release review of yet one more new diet book [...]
Before we first went to Japan, I entered a small floral competition. I knew nothing about the art of arranging flowers, but a Garden Club member urged me to try. I took home a second-place ribbon, and a desire to study flower [...]
In “What is a Biblical Christian,” Albert Martin argues that many people use the name “Christian” when they have no right to do so.
“According to the Scriptures, when does a man, woman, boy or girl have the right to the name Christian?” asks the author. More directly, he asks us to consider if everyone who says, “I am a Christian” really is such. It brings to mind [...]