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A La Carte (11/6)

Eight Theses on God and Government - Sam Storms presents eight theses on God and government. While on the subject of politics, Joel Beeke has a follow-up to an article he wrote last week in which he shared why he cannot not vote for Mitt Romney.

Abandoned Suitcases - Collectors Weekly shares a fascinating interview and photo gallery. “If you were committed to a psychiatric institution, unsure if you’d ever return to the life you knew before, what would you take with you? From the 1910s through the 1960s, many patients at the Willard Asylum for the Chronic Insane left suitcases behind when they passed away, with nobody to claim them. Upon the center’s closure in 1995, employees found hundreds of these time capsules stored in a locked attic…”

Writing a Sympathy Card - Paul Tautges reruns an article that offers helpful suggestions on writing a sympathy card, rather a lost art, I think.

What a Pastor’s Kid Needs - Writing at The Gospel Coalition, Barnabas Piper gives a list of 7 things a pastor’s kid needs from his father. Here’s one I’ll need to come back to regularly!

New York Magazine - This is an amazing picture of New York City post-Sandy. It is gracing the cover of the new edition of New York magazine.

The best way to be a good father to your children is to be a good husband to their mother. —Jay Adams