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Goodbye, Marilyn

One hot summer, like the one that’s upon us, an icon died. I was just a kid, so you wouldn’t think it would have affected me much. But it did. It was 1962. Marilyn Monroe died while I was at … Continue reading

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Perfect Peace

There’s a wise and ancient recipe: Desire nothing and you shall have peace Wise, yes And simple too But incomplete Here’s how to complete it: Desire nothing but God and you shall have everything. θ Today is Pentecost Sunday, commemorating … Continue reading

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This Summer

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The Wishing Map 125

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Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Twenty-Four: The Long Night (continued) Previously: Gina’s Questing Beast had somehow turned into her beloved dragon pup. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ Gina’s fingers ached to rub Puff’s…

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Desire

“Desire is a flame that can light a lantern or burn down a house.” ~The Wishing Map

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The Wishing Map 125

Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Twenty-Four: The Long Night (continued) Previously: Gina’s Questing Beast had somehow turned into her beloved dragon pup. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ Gina’s fingers ached to rub Puff’s little horn nubs, to wrap … Continue reading

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