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A Hidden Grief

Photo by K. Mitch Hodge The Wishing Map is a full-length fantasy that is being posted episodically at this site. To read the previous episode, click here. To read the entire novel, begin here. Gina had unwittingly adopted a dragon, making her its dragonmeer, … Continue reading

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Mint and Grief

Originally posted on where waves grow sweet:
A couple years ago, I planted mint in my herb garden. Having heard of its invasive properties, I kept it in its plastic pot, wrapped thoroughly in mesh fabric to block the drainage…

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The Kingdom of Joy

Yesterday, Anne Alexander, a dear friend and longtime missionary who is grieving the recent loss of four loved ones, wrote: “Today I woke early with the thought that my passport is for the Kingdom of Joy, but that I have … Continue reading

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A Tribute to My Father

Photo: Train from Sarajevo to Mostar (prg2sg.wordpress.com) It’s hard for me to believe he was born 93 years ago this month. But it’s even harder for me to believe that I’ve outlived my father by 25 years; I could end … Continue reading

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My grief is a three year old.

Originally posted on yellowlamplight:
I had that thought the other day–that my grief was a three year old.  I smiled.  I couldn’t help it.  The comparison was too humorous.  Too true. My grief really is a three year old in…

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