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'Does Jesus Really Love Me?' by Jeff Chu

Sometimes, I read books and wonder WHY they were even on the bestseller’s list (such as ‘Hillbilly Elegy’ by JD Vance), and sometimes I read books and wonder why they WEREN’T on the best seller’s list; Jeff Chu’s ‘Does Jesus Really Love Me?: A Gay Christian’s Pilgrimage in Search of God in America’ was one of those books. 1 435 ord igjen

Life Ponderings


Feeling Trumped

Donald Trump has signalled that ‘America First’ will not mean protectionism, merely a defence against unfair trade practices. In his latest comments during an interview with Piers Morgan he explicitly added the EU to a list headed by China. 1 335 ord igjen


Reading Black Pop Culture

I just wanted to list a few resources for understanding the history of Black representation in Science Fiction and Fantasy film and comic books. I’ve only read a few of these though. 269 ord igjen



Even while I was working on the first draft of BECOME: TO CATCH THE LIGHTNING, readers from my critique group were reading small batches of two or three chapters. 151 ord igjen


European Values

Stacey and Levi aren’t the most compatible of partners, they always seem to see things from different angles and never stop bickering, rather like the couple in “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf” they never stop. 607 ord igjen


To what will they aspire?

It was said many times that our age is full of vice, but it is not those who freely admit their debauchery we must fear, but rather those who disguise their vices under the mask of virtue, for such men indulge all the more freely in their vices, thinking themselves entitled to it for their good acts. 479 ord igjen


So You're Afraid of Failure-Deal With It!

So you’re afraid you might fail. Truth is, you might stumble the first try, the second try, and maybe even the third try, but that’s part of the learning process. 419 ord igjen

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