Monthly Archives: March 2016

Yesterday I Was Clever

No one can remain young, though some approximate it by remaining foolish. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ “Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.” ~Rumi

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The Wishing Map 6

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Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Two: Aunt Aloysia Previously: Once the “startlingly large, alarmingly red-headed woman” arrived in Middleton, everything began to change. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔…

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Democrazy

Remember when we had too many choices?

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My 40th Spiritual Birthday

I walked into a church for the first time in my life on Easter morning 40 years ago. I’d never before heard the words “He is risen” or the traditional response “He is risen indeed!” much less said them. As … Continue reading

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Plot Spoiler

I confess: I skipped ahead and read the last chapter.

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Fool’s Odyssey 5

To read Fool’s Odyssey from the beginning, click here. Chapter One: April Fool’s Day (Continued) Previously: Searching for “something,” the Fool flew to England. The train came. And I went. Flash–darkness–flash–darkness– All things are wearisome; man is not able to … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 5

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter One: The Double Moon (continued) Previously: Zack’s life, like his sister’s, had unexpectedly unraveled at the Middleton Middle School Promotion Ceremony…laying…

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Cloudzilla!

These early spring cloud formations are so cool it’s scary!

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You

Swedish diplomat, economist and author Dag Hammarskjöld was Secretary-General of the United Nations from 1953 until his death in 1961. “It is not we who seek the Way, but the Way which seeks us.”

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Happy Sprinter!

Uncertain spring, no longer winter. Transition’s the only permanent thing. So why should we wait to lift up our hearts? Let us huddle together and celebrate Sprinter! ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ “To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier … Continue reading

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