Monthly Archives: June 2015

Exposing the Truth

Wish it wasn’t, but this is a true story. A high school friend named Joe and I used to argue constantly. We had Gym class together, and one day we argued all the way to the showers and back to … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 70

Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Sixteen: Fisher Folk and Naims (Cont’d) Previously: Preparing to fill their grumbling stomachs, Zack and Gina had nearly forgotten their mission. (See below for a … Continue reading

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The Allergic to “E” Challenge

I received this writing challenge/nomination from my blogger friend Charles French (https://charlesfrenchonwordsreadingandwriting.wordpress.com). Here are the rules (my comments in italics): Write a whole paragraph without any words containing the letter “e”  (Easy-shmeezy! Oh, wait…) By reading this, you have already … Continue reading

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So, Yeah, Let’s Not Celebrate THAT Flag

Millions of good people died for this symbol: Most of them were black ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ “Some men are only fit to be slaves.”  ~Plato “This may be true, but I know of no men who are fit to be … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 69

Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Sixteen: Fisher Folk and Naims (Cont’d) Previously: After being attacked by a spiffwit, Gina and her brother Zack entered the inn named for the bizarre … Continue reading

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Build Your House on a Rock!

Connecting With God, Part 6 (To read Part 1, click here) These Connecting with God posts aren’t very sexy. But they may be the most important I’ll ever write. Because prayer, as un-sexy as it is, is the most important … Continue reading

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Real Fatherhood

During self-introductions a college student of mine once boasted that he’d fathered 11 children by 11 different mothers. I normally avoid judgmental statements. Not this time. “Do you support them?” I asked. “Uh, no!” he said with a grin. “Then … Continue reading

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