Monthly Archives: February 2015

“We are ‘aliens and strangers in this world’ (1 Peter 2:11) in which prayer is no longer normal, and idolatry, the worship of all things not God, is.  But above all, the new norm in this post-Edenic world, is the … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 39

Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Ten: Lost… (Continued) Previously: With the help of the immense bird Aviar, Zack resumed the search for his sister.  Meanwhile, Liulah the cloud shepherd was rediscovering … Continue reading

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“Prayer is a two-person gig.  You can’t do it alone.  Just as deep sea divers can’t survive without someone ‘up top,’ spiritual beings can’t survive without being connected to their Creator. There’s no such thing as a self-contained ‘scuba prayer.’” … Continue reading

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Prayer is not about aligning God to my will, it’s about aligning mine to his. ~More on Prayer: Pray as if Your Life Depends on It!

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The Wishing Map 38

Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Ten: Lost… (Continued) Previously: Zack had finally returned to his human state. Meanwhile, his sister Gina was being celebrated as the new Dragonmeer of Rennou… ⇔ … Continue reading

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Pray as if Your Life Depends on It!

“Deep Sea Diver” by TolyanMy Connecting With God, Part 1 Prayer is air. While I was busy working my way toward a college degree, my buddy Dean was busy working his way up Pacific Coast Highway. “He’ll never make a … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 37

Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Ten: Lost… Previously: Zack, who’d almost completely lost his humanness, had returned to the eyrie of the immense bird Aviar in hopes that the creature … Continue reading

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