Monthly Archives: December 2014

Best News Bloopers of 2014

Alarmingly, painfully, ridiculously funny. Sometimes it’s just embarrassing to be human. Happy New Year! (May it turn out better than most of those above.)

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How Animals Teach Us to be Human

The animals I’ve loved have taught me far more than I’ve taught them. For example: Animal behaviorists say that cats are loners. And this is sometimes mistaken for proof that cats don’t care. False. I know this because I’m a … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 24

Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Seven: B’frona Previously: Zack returned to Ismara in search of Gina. Meanwhile, in a different part of the Ten Kingdoms. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ It had been … Continue reading

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No Santa Claus?

I was six when my parents told me there was no Santa Claus! My response (according to my mom): “Whew! You finally know?  I’ve known for a long time, but I wasn’t sure you did, and I didn’t want to … Continue reading

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I have my doubts about those who never doubt. There’s a reason it’s called faith. More on faith and doubt: Why I Believe: C.S. Lewis and Me – Part One

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Have you ever fought with God or your conscience over a choice you were terrified to make?  For what it’s worth (and it’s worth a lot), God gets it–he’s been there (Matthew 26:39). ~from Thoughts at the end of The … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 23

Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Six: Zack’s Back (Continued) Previously: Zack returned home only to discover that his sister Gina had gone “into” the Map looking for him!  ⇔ ⇔ … Continue reading

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