Monthly Archives: December 2015

Happy New Year!

Have a great time, but remember: Don’t panda to your worst impulses! “I believe that if life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade.  And then try to find somebody whose life has given them vodka, and have a party.” ~Ron … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 120

Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Twenty-Three: Return to Rennou (Continued) Previously: B’frona began to tell about the changes that occurred in Gina’s dragon whelp “Puff” after she’d abandoned him. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ “At the end of … Continue reading

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Deep in December

“When suffering comes, we yearn for some sign from God, forgetting we have just had one.” ~Mignon McLaughlin

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Caterpillars Don’t Become Butterflies!

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Did you know that caterpillars are not “transformed” into butterflies? In metamorphosis (the name of the process), a caterpillar is liquefied—nothing remains of its old nature. Only after the creature’s death can an entirely new…

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The Spirit of Christmas

May the spirit of Christmas the yearning to give inhabit your heart for as long as you live

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The Wishing Map 119

Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Twenty-Three: Return to Rennou (Continued) Previously: The miller’s son B’frona began to tell Gina about the changes that occurred after she left Rennou. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ Gina suddenly pushed back her … Continue reading

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Perfect Love

The term casts out in I John means “displaces.”  In other words, God’s love cannot co-exist with fear; it casts it out and takes its place! May you know that perfect love now and always, dear friends. Merry Christmas!

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