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The Face of Evil

Egyptian Christians murdered in their churches on Palm Sunday. And ISIS claims the “credit.” Is evil ever uglier than when it acts in the name of God? The Islamic State labels Christianity a “western” religion. Yet Christians have lived in … Continue reading

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Take a Stand

I’m short on time this morning, but long on thought. My gut reaction to the current tumult in the world and in my country is to call for dialogue, for peace, for efforts to understand one another’s views. And I … Continue reading

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Popular Idea, Unpopular Word

“There is a charm about the forbidden that makes it unspeakably desirable.” ~Mark Twain “He tried to name which of the deadly seven might apply, and when he failed he decided to append an eighth, regret.” ~Charles Frazier               (Sinner) “They … Continue reading

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To Judge or “Judge Not”

Part One of Two It was 7:00 p.m. on a Halloween night. Amidst a flurry 6 year old Frozen princesses and 13 year old Walking Dead, our perpetually late letter carrier showed up. My first thought was to drop a … Continue reading

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To Columbus or not to Columbus?

Today is Columbus Day in the western hemisphere (known as Día de la Raza in many Latin American countries, and as Fiesta Nacional in Spain). And, oh, what a spider’s web of feelings it evokes! So who are the good guys … Continue reading

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Dear Democrats, Dear Republicans

“Dear Democrats: Republicans are evil and must be stopped at any cost!”  ~Your friend, Lucifer “Dear Republicans: Democrats are evil and must be stopped at any cost!” ~Your friend, Lucifer Funny how adding an “r” to fiend makes the message … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 16

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Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Four: Melcarhassen Previously: Pondering Zack’s words about being from “another world,” the great bird Aviar realized that “the Time of…

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