Monthly Archives: October 2022

Stay Young

Thought for the Week “Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.” ~Confucius “He’s not ugly, you’re just looking with ugly eyes.” ~Friend’s daughter, age 4 “I knew who I was this morning, but I’ve changed a few times since … Continue reading

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A Calm in the Midst

Some speak of the calm before a storm. But there is also a calm in the midst of storms, one that comes from knowing you are not alone. §

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It’s Nice to Be a Hero

Source: feedly.com The Wishing Map is a full-length fantasy that is being posted episodically at this site. To read the previous episode, click here. To read the entire novel, begin here. Delaying her search for her brother Zack, Gina traveled with … Continue reading

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Think History is Boring? Think Again!

History is Our-story. If it seems boring or irrelevant, it’s only because we’ve forgotten that. Here are some fascinating (and a few snarky) facts you might not know. Wishing you one of “History’s Greatest Weeks!” Click on any image to … Continue reading

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This Little Light of Mine

A Filmmaker’s Journal Five years ago an independent production company agreed to finance my “compelling little story of forgiveness” as one of eight feature films for limited release to a faith-based audience. Thrilled, I wrote, directed, and produced the movie … Continue reading

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Why The Beatles Are Still Relevant

Originally posted on PowerPop… An Eclectic Collection of Pop Culture:
This is my 5th-year anniversary on WP. Thank you all for still reading and commenting.? This was part of Dave’s at A Sound Day “Turntable Talk” series…hope you like it.…

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The Year I Broke My Teacher

Geeky 7th Grade Me vs. “Smoldery” 8th Grade Me My Real Memoir I was cocky, there’s no denying it. I’d started 7th grade as a self-doubting pre-teen, and finished it with an inflated sense of self-importance. It didn’t help that, … Continue reading

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Monday Motivation

Thought for the Week Do you have trouble getting going on Mondays? I know I do. I spent a lovely hour in the mythical kingdom of Planning this morning, but now I find myself in the dull grey land of … Continue reading

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What Is Unseen…

“Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day. For our light and momentary troubles are producing for us an eternal weight of glory that is far beyond … Continue reading

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Where Dragons Live

Artwork by gene1970 The Wishing Map is a full-length fantasy that is being posted episodically at this site. To read the previous episode, click here. To read the entire novel, begin here. While Zack was facing an angry giant, his sister … Continue reading

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