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My Age of Anxiety

Conclusion: Life Beyond the Tunnel (To read Part One, click here) It would be nice, though less epic, if my story of anxiety had ended at year seven. It didn’t. But something had changed. I’d moved from trying to control my … Continue reading

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My Age of Anxiety

Part Three: The Healing Wave (To read Part One, click here) I’d become interested in Jesus’s teachings months before I entered the dark tunnel of despair. I’d sat on the roof next to my second storey apartment window reading a … Continue reading

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My Age of Anxiety

Part Two: Into the Darkness (To read Part One, click here) I’m an optimist. So how can I speak of such darkness? Because to reach the light at the end of the tunnel you have to go through the tunnel. The … Continue reading

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My Age of Anxiety

Part One: Step on a Crack (True story. Wish it wasn’t. Then again…) There were signs early on, but I was too young to know what they meant. When I was in primary school I heard the phrase, “Step on … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 4

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Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter One: The Double Moon (continued) Previously: Abandoned by his now-teenage friends Michael and Casey, Zack had never felt more alone…

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Don’t Love Yourself!

Alright, I admit my title is a ruse, and yet…I really am sick of seeing motivational posts telling us to love ourselves. Why? Because we don’t need to learn to love ourselves. We need to learn to like ourselves. In … Continue reading

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The Power of Story

Picking a Blog Name, Part Four I admitted in Picking a Blog Name, Part Three that, while the name “Mitch Teemley” could be cunningly construed to say something about this blog site, it really is simply my name. Hence, the … Continue reading

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