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Jennifer Lara
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This month’s study is on Ezekiel. Ezekiel was a prophet of
Israel who spoke about the coming judgment against the people of Israel and
their enemies. There is a promise to restore Israel to the land and restore the
covenant between the people and God. He pr...

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The Huntsman: Winter's War: a review
The Huntsman: Winter’s
War (2016) is a fantasy adventure prequel/sequel to Snow White and the Huntsman (2012). The movie begins as Queen
Ravenna (played by Charlize Theron) plays chess with her sister, Freya (played
by Emily Blunt), whose powers have not ye...

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The Nightingale: the story of two sisters during the French Resistance of World War II
The Nightingale by
Kristin Hannah is the story of two sisters during the French Resistance
movement fighting the German occupation of France in World War II. After the
sudden death of the mother, sisters, Vianne and Isabelle were separated as
their father c...

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Passengers: a great movie which received little praise from critics
Passengers is a
2016 sci-fi film directed by Morten Tyldum and written by Jon Spaihts. It’s the
story of the starship Avalon as it
transports 5,000 colonists and 258 crew members to their new home on Homestead
II. The journey will take 120 years as the colo...

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A Bridge Across the Ocean: a mystery surrounding an iconic piece of history
A Bridge Across the
Ocean by Susan Meissner is the story of the World War II brides who came
over on the RMS Queen Mary. The story opens with a presence watching as the
passengers come aboard the beautiful ship and one passenger sees this presence.
Fast for...

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Fathers are important too: every day not just on Father's Day
Tomorrow is Father’s Day. A day meant to celebrate the
fathers in our lives. This day is often not given the same emphasis as Mother’s
Day and that just seems so wrong to me. Fathers are central to the emotional
well-being of their children. Studies have sh...

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The 7 Myths about Love...Actually: an examination of what we falsely believe about love and happiness
The 7 Myths about
Love…Actually by Mike George is an examination of common misconceptions about
love, happiness, our identities and our world. The book is structured into
three parts. Part 1 is entitled “A Love Story” in which Mr. George discusses
the myths...

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Split: movie review
Split is the 2016
movie starring James McAvoy portrays a young man with Dissociative Identity
Disorder (DID) with 24 distinct personalities. Although it is stated the main
character has 24 distinct personalities, only three was really seen on film: Dennis

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Death of Nation: a scathing look into 9/11 and its aftermath
Death of a Nation:
9/11 and the Rise of Fascism in America by George W. Grundy is a scathing
account of the events leading to 9/11, the events of the day and the aftermath.
Mr. Grundy argues that the events of 9/11 have been falsely portrayed. His
premise i...

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The live action Beauty and the Beast is a beautiful film worthy of its predecessor
When Disney announced a live action version of the 1991
animated hit, Beauty and the Beast , I
was excited. I was even more excited to see Emma Watson as Belle.
Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to see it in theaters. Now that the move is on
Blu-ray and DVD, I e...
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