Monthly Archives: January 2017

Best Movies of 2016: A Baker’s Dozen

No, I’m not a baker, I just happened to come up with 13 when I tallied my favorite movies of 2016. I believe certain genres get short-shrift, so I’ve broken them into three categories: Best Drama, Best Comedy or Musical, … Continue reading

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Take a Stand

I’m short on time this morning, but long on thought. My gut reaction to the current tumult in the world and in my country is to call for dialogue, for peace, for efforts to understand one another’s views. And I … Continue reading

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The Gift of Receiving

While we’re busily blessing ourselves and striving to meet all of our own needs, others miss the opportunity to bless us. For some, it is harder to receive than it is to give. We must learn to bless our blessers!

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Failure

Failure is the fertilizer that feeds success. It stinks and is unpleasant to handle, but without it success is unattainable.

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Prove You Love Me

I chose to tell this true story about a favorite relative (name changed) in first person in order to retain the impact it had on me. I never knew for sure if Burt loved me. I mean right off the … Continue reading

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Wordplay

Quasi-Motors Technical Fowl The Abdominal Snowman

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The Wishing Map 49

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Eleven: …and Found (Continued) Previously: Gina stalled for time as princess Feyrdú waited to take her life. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ Gina…

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