Tag Archives: alone

Deep in December

“I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.” ~Mother Teresa “God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks in our conscience, but shouts in our pains: it is … Continue reading

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Courage is…

“Courage is the greatest of all weapons, but also an invisible one. You don’t know whether you have it until you’re called upon to use it.” ~from The Wishing Map, Episode 103

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Fool’s Odyssey 5

To read Fool’s Odyssey from the beginning, click here. Chapter One: April Fool’s Day (Continued) Previously: Searching for “something,” the Fool flew to England. The train came. And I went. Flash–darkness–flash–darkness– All things are wearisome; man is not able to … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 108

Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Twenty-Two: Everything Previously: Freshly saved from drowning, Zack and Gina stood alone on the shore. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ If they were uncertain where to go next, the sword was not. … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 79

Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Eighteen: Spiffwits and Storysmiths Previously: Zack was spirited away by naims (gnomes). Meanwhile his sister Gina, who’d gotten drunk accidentally, is about to learn she … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 60

Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Fourteen: Two Spoos (Continued) Previously: Feeling completely alienated from their friends and from one another, Gina and Zack headed home. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ Mom and … Continue reading

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