Archive for December 7th, 2017

“Auerbach’s and ZCMI Memories””

December 7, 2017

https://www.deseretnews.com/article/900005255/kueds-auerbachs-and-zcmi-memories-completes-producers-career-of-preserving-utahs-history.html

This article is about the making of KUED’s new documentary on Auerbach’s and ZCMI, two notable Utah department stores.  The articles includes historic pictures of the stores.

“THIS is a disturbing book. Many readers will find parts of it hard to stomach. But anyone who wants to understand the so-called Islamic State (IS) should read it.”

December 7, 2017

https://www.economist.com/news/books-and-arts/21731804-young-yazidi-iraqi-was-raped-daily-her-abuse-blessed-jihadist-groups-twisted

I’m  not sure I will actually read this book.  Even the review in The Economist was tough to read.  But if the author has to live with actually having experienced the things about which she writes . . .

Excerpt:

The Last Girl: My Story of Captivity, and My Fight against the Islamic State. By Nadia Murad and Jenna Krajeski. Tim Duggan Books; 306 pages; $27. Virago; £18.99.

THIS is a disturbing book. Many readers will find parts of it hard to stomach. But anyone who wants to understand the so-called Islamic State (IS) should read it. The jihadists who until recently controlled much of Iraq and Syria hit on a recruiting technique that was as crude as it was ingenious. They urged their fighters to capture and keep sex slaves—and convinced them to feel virtuous about it.

#LightTheWorld – – Day 7 / December 7 – – “Jesus loved little children. We can each brighten the life of a child simply by taking the time to show that we care.”

December 7, 2017

Some ways to apply this today:   https://www.mormon.org/christmas/25-ways-25-days/day-7.