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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 Unknown

“There is nothing we fear and desire in such equal measure as the unknown. So choose the right travelling Companion, hike up your courage and get on with it!” ~The Wishing Map “Do not fear, for I am with you. … Continue reading

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Fool’s Odyssey 11

To read Fool’s Odyssey from the beginning, click here. Chapter Three: My Life of Decadent Sensualism in Paris (Continued) Previously: Disappointed with materialism, the Fool turned to a life of sensuality. ↔ The girl on the train looked like a preview of … Continue reading

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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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