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Nick Senger @nsenger Spokane, WA

Principal of @SJVSpokane Catholic School; Deacon; voracious reader

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"...the same question arose in every soul: 'For what, for whom, must I kill and be killed?…You may do as you like,… https://t.co/XlFQMeHzYC
8/14
2020
Finished with A Wanted Man, by Lee Child https://t.co/hjQam6dOab“The one thing he wanted now was rest, tranquillity, leisure.” Book 3, Part 2, Chapter 38 #warandpeacereadalong
8/13
2020
“Compassion, love for our brothers, for those who love us, and for those who hate us, love for our enemies—yes, tha… https://t.co/nZ72s8lcHM
8/12
2020
“He remembered the meadow, the clump of wormwood, the plowed field, the whirling black ball, and his sudden, passio… https://t.co/fdMIXEOcwR
8/11
2020
67% done with War and Peace, by Leo Tolstoy https://t.co/mw3gDc8ZcI“...when listening to the reports he appeared to be interested not so much in the words that were spoken to him as… https://t.co/O8F5CopVtg
8/10
2020
#warandpeacereadalong“Tell the King of Naples,” he said sternly, “that it is not yet noon, and I still do not see my chessboard clearly.… https://t.co/4U1nlkZ5gK
8/9
2020
“...all these reports were false, both because it is impossible in the heat of battle to say what is happening at a… https://t.co/M3Km2KqyRS
8/8
2020
“... the roar of cannons and musketry, far from abating, had increased furiously, like a man exerting himself to th… https://t.co/Gxd6gCHrgf
8/7
2020
“...despite the incessant firing going on there, it never occurred to him that this was the actual field of battle.… https://t.co/USSAq0XuMo
8/6
2020
"A white church could be seen through the mist, here and there a cottage roof, dense masses of troops, green caisso… https://t.co/yoMscYYkA2
8/5
2020
@Bibliophilopoly I thought of you when I wrote that tweet!“The chessmen are set up: tomorrow the game begins.” Book 3, Part 2, Chapter 29 #warandpeacereadalong
8/4
2020
I drew the 10♦ and read "I Am Not a Thief, Mr. Kester" by Gilbert Ralston for Week 15 of #DealMeIn2020 Originally p… https://t.co/12pV3ML8nyCatching up on Week 14 of #DealMeIn2020 and drew the 7♠, "The Man in the Passage" by G. K. Chesterton. "My name is… https://t.co/8T5oBwbc5D"...the very worst dispositions and orders seem excellent, and serious men devote whole volumes to demonstrating th… https://t.co/DOvAJGMRFKWay behind in #DealMeIn2020 but working to catch up! For week 13 I drew the 5♥ and read "Destruction Is Always Arra… https://t.co/Y8FXrw2QdB
8/3
2020
"...during the whole engagement he was so far away that, as appeared later, he could not know the course of the bat… https://t.co/K1oRPogeyu
8/2
2020
@jdferries Thanks, this looks like a good option, much appreciated! They have a webinar coming up on Wednesday, so… https://t.co/sAXJYuyKoYLooking for a low-cost COVID-19 daily screener for our single elementary school. Google Forms might work but wonder… https://t.co/pvB9qCCrXG"It was a portrait, painted in brilliant colors by Gérard, of the son born to Napoleon and the daughter of the Empe… https://t.co/79QhnUVO5M
8/1
2020
"War is not a polite recreation, but the vilest thing in life, and we ought to realize this and not make a game of… https://t.co/PkXlKtTLRT
7/31
2020
"All life appeared to him like magic-lantern pictures at which he had long been gazing through a glass by artificia… https://t.co/SZLc8p6emS
7/30
2020
“I don’t imagine this is very interesting for you.” “Oh, on the contrary, it’s most interesting,” said Pierre, not… https://t.co/g23BEWnRu7
7/29
2020
"And, as often happens with old people, Kutuzov began looking about absentmindedly, as if he had forgotten what he… https://t.co/Ux1kuGHGU943% done with City, by Clifford D. Simak https://t.co/cWZiR5fN9l
7/28
2020
"It was about eleven o’clock in the morning. The sun was a little to the left and behind him, and in the clear, rar… https://t.co/mDIA6Jwgof
7/27
2020
Finished with The Affair, by Lee Child https://t.co/VUvYVd3MIH"You know, Count, there’ll be a battle tomorrow: out of an army of one hundred thousand we must expect at least twe… https://t.co/eZXxobiAhq
7/26
2020
"The ancients have left us examples of epic poems in which the heroes provide the entire interest of the story, and… https://t.co/WdIW0zweAG
7/25
2020
"He took up a pack of cards from the table and laid out a game of patience." Book 3, Part 2, Chapter 18 #warandpeacereadalong @BarbInNebraska Nice!
7/24
2020
"In spite of his absentmindedness and good nature, Pierre’s personality never failed to cut short any attempt to ri… https://t.co/xCVGxuxtiw
7/23
2020
"But, believe me, my dear boy, there is no more powerful adversary than those two: patience and time—they will do i… https://t.co/9Ouh2d2dl8 @BarbInNebraska Yes, this is my second time through it!On page 305 of 420 of The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything, by James Martin https://t.co/IpyFKqYBO1
7/22
2020
Finished with Celebration of Discipline, by Richard J. Foster https://t.co/qn0oCxFNsl"This memory, at once sweet and painful, revived in him those anguished feelings, of which he had not thought for s… https://t.co/HrcMHkceP1On page 58 of 577 of The Affair, by Lee Child https://t.co/oS8UKXY9Vn
7/21
2020
“'Yes, they kept busy with their writing, didn’t fool away their time!' observed a tall, round-faced peasant with a… https://t.co/sx6ZwDKoAA
7/20
2020
"'And what a strange destiny has brought me here!' he thought..." Book 3, Part 2, Chapter 13 #warandpeacereadalong
7/19
2020
"She was thinking only of one thing, her sorrow, which now, after the interval caused by immediate cares, already s… https://t.co/PkWQnvikITOn page 110 of 256 of Celebration of Discipline, by Richard J. Foster https://t.co/jW7GOWk6YY
7/18
2020
“This is our common misfortune, and we will share it equally. All that is mine is yours...” Book 3, Part 2, Chapter 11 #warandpeacereadalong
7/17
2020
60% done with War and Peace, by Leo Tolstoy https://t.co/dMbpzrLVgl"She was glad that such cares gave her an excuse for doing something in which she could, without scruple, forget he… https://t.co/vE7QaflLen
7/16
2020
"He possessed in the very highest degree the faculty of divining the instincts and needs of those with whom he had… https://t.co/e2OgzKVzgx
7/15
2020
"She recalled all her life with him, and in every word and act of his found an expression of his love for her." Boo… https://t.co/RKS4UpAflW
7/14
2020
"A good chess player who has lost a game is genuinely convinced that his failure is due to a mistake on his part, a… https://t.co/VU7wxMhUrc
7/13
2020
"The innumerable categories into which it is possible to classify the phenomena of life may all be subdivided into… https://t.co/aFnV8mlgrROn page 194 of 288 of The Golden Ocean, by Patrick O'Brian https://t.co/DUbI3iFh0a
7/12
2020
On page 33 of 256 of Celebration of Discipline, by Richard J. Foster https://t.co/kyRjthHa80"A new sensation of solace and relief came over him as he became aware of the existence of other human interests, q… https://t.co/91PRRKFbmA
7/11
2020
"People were restlessly roaming the streets. Carts piled high with household utensils, chairs, and cupboards kept e… https://t.co/OjwtY8vCZx
7/10
2020
“Ah, soon, soon, to return to those days and have done with the present! Soon, soon, may they leave me in peace!” B… https://t.co/E5Lj5HVt2H
7/9
2020
"She...was horrified and bewildered by the cruelty that impels men to slaughter one another, but had no notion of t… https://t.co/EVgWjuuCCw
7/8
2020
"...whatever the outcome, there will always be people to say: 'I said then that it would be so,' quite forgetting t… https://t.co/gomqWeNbcN
7/7
2020
"The whole consultation was more than subdued. After the hubbub that had preceded it the sound of their elderly voi… https://t.co/TMEZQJcAS2On page 103 of 288 of The Golden Ocean, by Patrick O'Brian https://t.co/ppsL4Suazv
7/6
2020
"Pressed against the high-backed chairs by the surging crowd, the orators spoke one after another and sometimes two… https://t.co/0Y1D6JIUbK
7/5
2020
"Suddenly there was the sound of cannon fire on the embankment (this was in celebration of the signing of peace wit… https://t.co/kdhhjLmY7A
7/4
2020
"He had grown so stout that year that he would have looked monstrous had he not been so tall, and so powerfully bui… https://t.co/8gKmAdUHvg
7/3
2020
"...from that day the besetting problem of the vanity and absurdity of all earthly things had ceased to trouble him… https://t.co/nGP2aNuhCu
7/2
2020
“In peace, without distinction of class, without enmity, united in brotherly love—let us pray!” Book 3, Part 1, Cha… https://t.co/qafWMvebi5
7/1
2020
"But the happy day arrived, and on that memorable Sunday when Natasha, wearing a white muslin dress, returned from… https://t.co/ak0Ng7H4pd
6/30
2020
"A child hurts himself and at once runs to the arms of his mother or nurse to have the hurt place kissed or rubbed.… https://t.co/HM07gvxj8I
6/29
2020
"...there was something about it that he was unable to understand. 'So they are even more afraid than we are!' he t… https://t.co/0mWI48Hcku
6/28
2020
"He was fearless not because he had grown used to being under fire (one cannot grow used to danger) but because he… https://t.co/0fzRgjlUOKOn page 66 of 288 of The Golden Ocean, by Patrick O'Brian https://t.co/CBgvBjT7tY
6/27
2020
"He had been awake for some time listening to what was being said, and apparently found nothing humorous, nothing i… https://t.co/bM1J7UGBH8
6/26
2020
"...he had enough experience to know that everything that happens in war is entirely different from our imagination… https://t.co/cFQlijae5T
6/25
2020
"A good commander...should be limited, and firmly convinced that what he is doing is of great importance (otherwise… https://t.co/LnYLEkg9QY
6/24
2020
"He was one of those theoreticians who so love their theory that they lose sight of the theory’s object—its practic… https://t.co/f35FUIfIAy
6/23
2020
"...everything depends on the way unexpected movements of the enemy, which cannot possibly be foreseen, are met, an… https://t.co/Dz2utIqHxP
6/22
2020
"The same staid air, the same cleanliness and stillness, and inside the house the same furniture and walls, the sam… https://t.co/zz2u18x6AE
6/21
2020
"It was clear that he had been long convinced that it was impossible for him to make a mistake, and that to his min… https://t.co/6Pqq50eJT6
6/20
2020
"...once he had begun talking, the more he talked the less able was he to control the tenor of his speech." Book 3,… https://t.co/7IuycfPX7R
6/19
2020
"The chief satisfaction and need of such people is to make a display of their own dreary, persistent activity whene… https://t.co/QzDXy6CBqBOn page 75 of 372 of Introduction and Syntopical Guide, by Robert Maynard Hutchins https://t.co/U7kYN4z7NQ
6/18
2020
"It was that first stage of a campaign when the troops are still in trim, almost like that of peacetime maneuvers,… https://t.co/r9zWB2itP1On page 37 of 372 of Introduction and Syntopical Guide, by Robert Maynard Hutchins https://t.co/N8855mwh2x
6/17
2020
"There was no general plan of operation. The vacillation between all the various plans that were proposed had even… https://t.co/iZAyXxYs21
6/16
2020
50% done with War and Peace, by Leo Tolstoy https://t.co/9Ec4OBDvfs"Although the diplomats still firmly believed in the possibility of peace and were zealously working to that end,..… https://t.co/rya4z3E5X0
6/15
2020
"There are two sides to the life of every man: the personal life, which is free to the degree that its interests ar… https://t.co/LQj50x689X
6/14
2020
"Your own prayer will reach the Lord, men of God. It is not for me to teach you. Pray for us sinners." From "Three… https://t.co/seK8WdyXZw
6/13
2020
If you're following the #warandpeacereadalong schedule (https://t.co/R6IvQ9qqO4), tomorrow is a day off as Book II… https://t.co/rU6WP3NM4S"But one thing I beg of you—consider me your friend, and if you need help, advice, or simply want to unburden your… https://t.co/bwAYQfnhGw
6/12
2020
"To judge a man when he is out of favor, and to blame him for everyone else’s mistakes is very easy,..." Book 2, Pa… https://t.co/2UhZJKFRJA
6/11
2020
“You surely must understand that besides your pleasure there is such a thing as other people’s happiness, other peo… https://t.co/rseQZ2dusA
6/10
2020
“Fifty-eight years I have lived in the world—and never have I seen anything so disgraceful!” Book 2, Part 5, Chapte… https://t.co/XvT4w8DnXo
6/9
2020
"...he so prized his own cheerful tranquillity, that he avoided inquiries and did his best to persuade himself that… https://t.co/ilS3wVipQ7
6/8
2020
“...through the contemplation of the most Holy Trinity we can overcome the hateful divisions of this world.” - St.… https://t.co/ev1OZaaDVF"In the Arbat Square the troika collided with a carriage, something cracked, shouts arose, and the troika flew alon… https://t.co/HkeAxkt0Y6
6/7
2020
“Seriously, drop it! You’ll only get yourself into a mess!” Book 2, Part 5, Chapter 16 #warandpeacereadalong
6/6
2020
"Hard as it was for Sonya, she kept watch over her friend, never letting her out of her sight." Book 2, Part 5, Cha… https://t.co/CAXq85OfCr
6/5
2020
"Natasha kept looking wide-eyed and uneasily at everyone, as if wishing to intercept every glance directed at her,… https://t.co/fdd4Hnr3ZO
6/4
2020
"...she was conscious only of being irrevocably borne away once more into that strange and senseless world, so remo… https://t.co/pQJGZKxoRV
6/3
2020

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