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The Art of Life Is to Get the Message

We went to Dallas’ Northpark Mall in mid-December–like a million other shoppers–to buy some new stuff. So, how did we come home with a used dog? Here’s how: From Black Friday to Christmas, the Dallas SPCA annually sets up shop in one of America’s ritziest shopping meccas. After scouring the area pounds, and checking out all sorts of  “death row” animals,…

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What might have been: C. S. Lewis, unknown car mechanic

In Surprised By Joy, C. S. Lewis’ brief autobiography, the heralded author tells about the unexpected way he came to the profession of writing. Like most boys, he longed to work with his hands, to build things and tinker with them. And yet, he found himself hopelessly clumsy in this regard. “I attribute it to a physical defect which my brother and I…

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