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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My Declaration

(See below for video) As a kid, I loved to watch things burn. No, I wasn’t a pyromaniac. Just a boy. (Is there a difference?) I’d douse my old model planes in lighter fluid and stage air disasters. I’d cheer … Continue reading

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Ticket to Heaven?

Real faith, life-changing faith, isn’t legal, it’s relational. So if you’re asking, “How do I get into heaven?” you’re asking the wrong question. Heaven is God’s home, as it were, and the way to “get in” isn’t to pick the … 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: Warmed by a fire and preparing to fill their grumbling stomachs, Zack and Gina nearly forgot about their … 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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