Monthly Archives: February 2021

Not That I Was “Looking for God” but… Well, OK, Maybe I Was

Fool’s Odyssey posts can be read as standalones, or in sequence (to do so, begin here). Now, don’t get me wrong, I wasn’t exactly “looking for God” or anything. I mean, I was the guy who wrote, “Man makes God in … Continue reading

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Nature Walkabout With Coffee

Originally posted on garyfultz:
View from our front picture window. You can’s see the cold. I take a sip of coffee and look out the front window. I am at the bottom of the hot chocolate can and the coffee…

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An Imaginary Life

My first home (as I remember it). My Real Memoir From the beginning, I was a daydreamer. Maybe because I spent so much time alone. I was clearly daydreaming in the womb, staring at some pretty placental pictures, no doubt, … Continue reading

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Am I Frozen in Place?

The view from my office window last week. Thought for the Week I spent of a good deal of time admiring these icicles outside my office window last week, while accomplishing very little–although I did capture this lovely image. Plus … Continue reading

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Life Together

Have you ever moved, almost without realizing it, from learning about another’s burdens to helping carry them? Indeed, if we don’t share one another’s burdens, are we even truly alive? ~The Wishing Map

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An Open Letter to Christians

Painting: ‘My Friend‘ by Helen Thomas Robson (fineartamerica.com) “You’ve heard that it was said, ‘An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.’ But I tell you: Do not to resist an evil person. If someone slaps you … Continue reading

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Future Movie Settings

Film Exteriors I’m a filmmaker (writer, director, producer). But as you know, movies took a major hit when a certain pandemic decided to ransack our planet. Like everyone else, my co-producer wife and I were left looking for safe ways … Continue reading

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Where My Journey Began

When I was a young man, I began searching for the meaning of life—because that’s what young men do. I’d abandoned my former atheism and started reading the words of Jesus. But uncertainty and pride had caused me to stop mid-leap-of-faith … Continue reading

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The Last Blog – and Twinkle ⭐️

Originally posted on Mum’s the word:
The best known nursery rhyme in the world, ‘Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star’, was written by Jane Taylor, aged 23, in 1806 in her attic, which still exists in Stockwell Street, Colchester. It’s a…

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The Death of a Dear Friend

The classic lawyer stereotype is a person who’s rich, unethical, maybe even a little evil. My favorite “evil lawyer” bit appeared in Grace Under Fire, a late 90s sitcom: Facing a nasty divorce, Grace asks a friend if he can … Continue reading

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