Monthly Archives: September 2018

The Phases of Adulthood

Why are there so many names for the different phases of life from birth through teens (baby, toddler, pre-schooler, kindergartner, grade-schooler, pre-teen, tweener) and almost none for the 60+ years that follow? It’s not fair! I mean, you’re not just … Continue reading

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Light

I’m not called to show people their darkness– They already know about that. I’m called to show them His light.  “Let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father … Continue reading

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This Summer

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The Funnel of Life

Why Life Isn’t Fair (an Occasional Series) Imagine life as a big Funnel, wide at the top, then gradually narrowing to a hole at the bottom. The top is the start of your life, the bottom is the end. You … Continue reading

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Fallmost

We’re slipping into fallmost, almost fall, the not-quite season. Perhaps you think of it as notumn, not autumn. Whatever you call it… Fallmost has a certain wistfulness, a sweet, fleeting uncertainty. It’s warm rather than hot, soft rather than sultry. Early quitter leaves flutter to … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 132

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Twenty-Four: The Long Night (continued) Previously: With the help of her brother and B’frona, Gina finally vanquished the Questing Beast. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ All that remained…

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Unintended Messages

God: “Keep up the good work, folks. But about that marquee…” Associate: “May I help–“ Customer: “No! Thanks, I’m good!” Can a nature film show too much nature? I don’t know, that just seems wrong, eh. And do not, repeat … Continue reading

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