evil never falls alone

the balrog* falls from the bridge in moria to its doom, and gandalf falls with it. the evil never falls alone. it always – always takes the good down with it. and then for a moment the good is down, and the evil is gone. it is in those moments, that hope becomes the frailest. […]

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the egret

this is it. i finally have an e-book reader. it looks cute, and is functional, and light, and thin, and reads almost anything that does not run away. i called it egret. because it feels like that.  mmm… of course egrets might get offended, but they are my favourite birds of contemplation anyway. now, to […]

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could not have guessed

this thought is really neat. contradictory to what it says about the universe and things in it. Besides being complicated, reality, in my experience, is usually odd. It is not neat, not obvious, not what you expect.[..]Reality, in fact, is usually something you could not have guessed. That is one of the reasons I believe […]

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gospel-centered life

just finished the fist reading of  The Gospel-centered Life by Bob Thune&Will Walker, World Harvest Ministries, and for once i have to say that this is an extremely well-conceived, challenging and perfectly planned study guide to a number of  key-concepts, practices and theology in your everyday christian life.

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brilliant

he..converted aeronautically challenged birds into puffs of dropping feathers.. Bill Bryson. A Short History of Nearly Everything Posted by Wordmobi

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noklausījos grāmatu the shack

starp citu, kā latviski var nosaukt uz ātru roku uzceltu ēku, domātu pagaidu dzīvošanai, parasti mežā vai kādā skarbā teritorijā.. Būda? grausts? šķūnis? slietenis? silto zemju vārdi šaizemē neiedzīvojas – pārāk pamatīga ir lv domāšana par mitekļa iespējām un uzdevumiem. tāpēc nepievienošu latvijas konotāciju grāmatas nosaukuma interpretācijai, paturot to pašu amerikānisko – the shack. noklausījos. […]

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