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It’s a Selfie World

World’s Oldest Known Selfie First Selfie: “I hope I’m doing this right.” Selfies with Friends …Or Not American Gothic Selfie Weird Roommate Selfie Elfie Squirrelfie Sealfie Unhealthy Selfie Wealthy Selfie Seriously, dude? World’s Last Selfie (never posted):

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I Only Ask Two Things

I only ask two things: 1) For the universe to be constantly rearranged to suit my whims. 2) And for everyone to be OK with that. Thanks, everyone, you’re the best! Well, OK, maybe not the best (I mean, that … Continue reading

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Humility

Remember, “Those who exalt themselves will be humbled.” ~Matthew 23:12

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Politicians

Politicians are, almost by definition, egocentric. The best we can hope for is that the ones we choose have equally strong consciences. When none do, we all pay the price. Please pray for our land and its people.

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The Wishing Map 36

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Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Nine: The Ties That Un-bind (Continued) Previously: Delaying her search for her brother, Gina traveled with the millboy B’frona and…

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Ego or Sex?

Which is more powerful, ego or sex? According to a 2014 survey, only 50% of men over age 70 are still sexually active. But, when asked, 100% of them say they are. Question answered.

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Self-Delusion

“Love is the ultimate antidote for self-delusion.” ~from The Wishing Map, Episode 127

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The Wishing Map 127

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 assumed a form she could not kill: that of herself. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ “Let go of her, you freak!” Zack shouted. “You can’t have her!” More … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 126

Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Twenty-Four: The Long Night (continued) Previously: Entangled in the Questing Beast’s tentacles, Gina cried out for help. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ The needles and suction retracted. But the golden helmet disappeared, as well. Gina … Continue reading

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Mixed Motives

If it weren’t for mixed motives I’d have no motives at all. I’m an idealist. I want (earnest cliche alert) to make the world a better place. But I’m also a hopeless egoist, and no matter what I do I can … Continue reading

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