Category Archives: Culture

Literature, opinions, futurism

Double Tragedy

When someone harms others publicly, we see two parties: perpetrators and prey. We loathe the monsters and mourn the victims. And yet, to God all crimes are family tragedies. For all, victims and monsters, are his children. His heart is broken twice.

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I Am Epically Awesome

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“I am! For reals!” as my once-small and adorable, now big and adorable, daughters used to say. But don’t take my word for it. I was nominated for the Epically Awesome Award for Epic Awesomeness by that…

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Perfect Love

Happy Father’s Day!

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The Wishing Map 69

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Sixteen: Fisher Folk and Naims (Cont’d) Previously: After being attacked by a spiffwit, Gina and her brother Zack entered the…

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Real Diversity

Somewhere in the lush undergrowth of G.K. Chesterton’s essays is a delightful little piece about tolerance. In this essay, Chesterton avers that, because we crave diversity (the ultimate human adventure) some of us move away from our parochial towns or … Continue reading

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Thank You

“Please” and “thank you.” Those were the magic words, Mom and Dad said. Corny? Yep. But, you know what, when I taught my kids to say them, they were kind of magical. “Happiness isn’t necessary for gratitude, gratitude is necessary for happiness. This seems … Continue reading

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My Versatile Blogger Award

I’ve been nominated for a Versatile Blogger Award by Copious Morsels of Everything, whose title alone makes their blog site worth the visit, not to mention that they regularly quotes C. S. Lewis. What’s not to love? The Versatile Blogger … Continue reading

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