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From Page 2 Stage will Discuss "The Kite Runner" on January 21st

"The Kite Runner" is the story of two boys growing up in Afghanistan, their unique friendship,  how it is tried by sibling rivalry, torn apart by the Soviet Afghan War, and later by the Taliban. It is also about the redemptive courage and power to make things right once they have gone horribly wrong in a terrible world. Come join us as we view and discuss it in our meeting room at 2 o'clock on January 21st.

Sarcasm of the Season


Facts.com database has lots of humorous cartoons that reflect the situation in this country. Here is one from 2003 that depicts the burgeoning corporate profits in stark contrast to a family's income or wages! Some of this may ring true today.

Have you read "The Number"?

Book jacket to"The Number" made me re-think how much money I would need to retire, how much longer I might live and how to best invest my money.

Pilgrimage & Mysticism

Mysticism is described as the immediate consciousness of the ultimate reality of God or the experience of such communion as described by mystics. As evidenced by the popular explosion of titles attempting to quench the spiritual thirst of seekers, this quest is alive and well among readers today. Here are some sources to help satisfy the soul's search for serenity.

Pilgrimage

The pilgrim's progress in modern English by John Bunyan — Classical — Penned in the 1400's, this allegory follows the Pilgrim on his mystical and dangerous journey to safe arrival in the desired country.