Digging Psybient Tunes

Lately, I (and my fiance as well) have been getting into a new-to-me/us form of music commonly called "psybient," or psychedelic ambient. It's basically a form of electronica also often called "chill out" music. Maybe you're already familiar with it. I wasn't. I don't know how I discovered psybient music. I was wandering around iTunes …

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A Review of Crossing Myself

Crossing Myself: A Story of Spiritual Rebirth by Greg Garrett My rating: 3 of 5 stars This book came strongly recommended to me by my fiance and after finishing it last night, we briefly discussed it. It's not a bad book, but I also can't say I was too impressed. The book centers around a …

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A Review of Everything Must Change

Everything Must Change by Brian D. McLaren My rating: 3 of 5 stars I tend to like Brian McLaren books and this one had potential. Unfortunately, I think it ultimately falls short of its goal, which is to educate us to an alternative way of acting with and within the world, in a God-centered fashion …

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A Review of Pohl’s Gateway

Gateway by Frederik Pohl My rating: 4 of 5 stars Frederik Pohl's Gateway is a sci fi classic, winning both the Hugo and Nebula awards, as well as others. I've been looking forward to reading it for some time. And I've got to say that upon finishing it, I have some mixed feelings. I think …

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A Review of Dangerous Visions

Dangerous Visions by Harlan Ellison My rating: 3 of 5 stars I've read a number of reviews of this book and most rave about its importance and the quality of writing. I'm not quite at that point, personally. I thought the book was tremendously uneven, with some strong material being short shafted by some weak, …

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