Monthly Archives: July 2016

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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Grime Fighter!

Summer days. I spent half my childhood wearing a cape. Granted, my superhero outfits were made from bath towels and swimsuits (nothing this fancy). Nevertheless, I was–and continue to be–a legend in my own mind. You?

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Fool’s Odyssey 23

To read Fool’s Odyssey from the beginning, click here. Chapter Six: Bread Upon the Water (Continued) Previously: Having failed to find “the reason,” The Fool flew home to a place where everyone invents their own. ↔ Mourning Becomes Elective It was … Continue reading

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Clever Animals

Animals are cleverer than we give them credit for. They can: Operate their own café: “How would you like your eggs, sir?” Keep the fire going while we’re away. Overcome ridiculous odds. Do impressions of famous movie characters. Create new … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 23

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Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Six: Zack’s Back (Continued) Previously: Zack returned home only to discover that his sister Gina had gone “into” the Map…

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Dear Democrats, Dear Republicans

“Dear Democrats: Republicans are evil and must be stopped at any cost!”  ~Your friend, Lucifer “Dear Republicans: Democrats are evil and must be stopped at any cost!” ~Your friend, Lucifer Funny how adding an “r” to fiend makes the message … Continue reading

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The Extraordinary in the Ordinary

Beauty abides in common things If only we choose to see it And grace will turn our limbs to wings If only we choose to free it

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