Monthly Archives: January 2018

The Wishing Map 101

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Twenty: Tea for One (Continued) Previously: The mysterious Rhema commanded Gina to find and smite her “true enemy.” ⇔ ⇔…

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70 Years Ago Today

Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated seventy years ago today. As is always the case when misguided, violent souls murder the innocent, the end they sought was not attained. The fledgling Indian government denounced and distanced itself from everything Gandhi’s assassins represented. … Continue reading

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Best Movies of 2017

Best Drama Darkest Hour – A powerful, and surprisingly moving presentation of Churchill’s (Gary Oldman) lovingly cranky leadership of Britain on the eve of World War II. The stirringly Capra-esque ending tugged unexpected tears from my eyes. The Shape of … Continue reading

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Fearfully and Wonderfully

“If I say, ‘Surely the darkness will overwhelm me, and the light around me will be night,’ even the darkness is not dark to you, and the night is as bright as the day. Darkness and light are alike to … Continue reading

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I Want to Know…

Why parents always proudly announce the birth of their “new baby.” Do some women give birth to old babies? Or used babies? Why “go” means almost anything we want it to: “So, I go (say), ‘I have to go (use … Continue reading

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Procrasti Nation

My New Year’s Resolutions Post New Year’s Resolutions on January 1! Start preparing 2019 Resolutions now! Procrastination Procrastination, procrastinay-yay-shun Is makin’ me late Is keepin’ me everyone else waitin’ According to an article in Psychology Today, the number one reason … Continue reading

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Our Bodies Our Own–Or God’s?

Originally posted on Nancy E. Head:
Know that the Lord is God, he made us, we belong to him, we are his people, the flock he shepherds. ~Psalm 100;3 NABRE~ I remember watching a segment CBS journalist Harry Reasoner did–probably for 60…

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