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Christopher Lewis

by Christopher Lewis




I never imagined that doing Christian ministry in Mexico would result in helping somebody look for drugs and weapons, but that is exactly what happened last week. I was stopped at a military checkpoint just north of Puerto Peñasco, Mexico (also known as Rocky Point). The soldier said, “Open the door, please.” Then he proceeded to look my car over for signs of drugs or weapons as he asked me a few routine questions.

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Studies have shown that our prevailing emotions have the power to have a direct effect upon the physical condition of our heart. One of the ways this happens is through what doctors call our “heart rate variability.” Emotions such as appreciation, joy, and love create a spectrum on the heart rate variability EKG tracing. These attitudes or emotions help a person to enter into a healthy state called “entrainment” in which our nervous systems are fully balanced. This allows our body to have the right balance of stimulation and relaxation and contributes to better health.

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Father’s Day is a hard day for many people. It’s a day set aside to honor fathers, but the reality is that many of us don’t feel like honoring our fathers. Why? Because many of us have not been given a very good image of fatherhood. For many, the term “father” refers to a man who abandoned us when we were small. For others, it brings to mind an angry man who beat us or a perverse one who abused us.

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If you like James Patterson’s Women’s Murder Club series, you’ll love Guilt by Association by Marcia Clark. Marcia, who was the lead prosecutor in the O.J. Simpson murder trial, has a lot of inside knowledge of the criminal justice system from her 14 years of experience in the District Attorney’s office in Los Angeles County. She wrote a non-fiction book, Without a Doubt, in 1997 about the O.J. Simpson trial and has now branched out into the world of fiction.

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The Fifth Witness is the fourth book in Michael Connelly’s series about Mickey Haller, the unconventional lawyer who does most of his work from his office in a Lincoln Town Car. Movie goers will recognize this character from the recent blockbuster movie adaptation of the first book in the series, The Lincoln Lawyer.

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Ian Rankin became an international sensation with his endearing series about Inspector Rebus of the Lothian and Borders Police in Edinburgh, Scotland. When he retired Inspector Rebus in his bestselling book, Exit Music, he left readers wondering if he would be able to continue to have a successful writing career without his star character. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, after all, had found that he could not live without Sherlock Holmes. However, with his latest book, The Complaints, Ian Rankin has proven that he can indeed live without Inspector Rebus.

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FIRE!!!

IN THE March 19 ISSUE

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by Christopher Lewis



How many times have we heard the tragic news of a terrible forest fire sweeping through a forest, taking homes and sometimes even lives with it? It is always such sad news, and many times the fire is started by a little spark: somebody dropped a cigarette without putting it out, or somebody didn’t put out their campfire.

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If you like Dean Koontz, you’ll love Michael Koryta’s latest book, The Cypress House. This book is written in a style reminiscent of Koontz’s earlier days but also has a freshness that is all Koryta’s own. Michael Koryta is a more recent addition to the best-selling novel scene, but he is not a novice.

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Angel, by James Patterson, is the latest installment in his youth series about Maximum Ride and her flock of genetically altered bird-kids, regular children who have wings and various super-human abilities. Max and the other kids were experimented on by evil scientists in a place called “The School.”

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Roadmarkers

IN THE February 19 ISSUE

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As we approach Presidents’ Day in America, we are reminded of the legacy left by important leaders who helped lay important foundations for the nation in which we live.
George Washington was a general who helped lead the colonists to independence and then later served as this nation’s first president. He helped lay the foundation for us as a nation.

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