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Desensitized?

“Only ten?” A week ago, ten people, mostly teenagers, were murdered at a high school in southeastern Texas, and as many more were injured. And no one was surprised. In fact, many thought, “Only ten?” I confess, I did. What’s … Continue reading

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Love is a Bridge

“I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.” “Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.” ~Martin Luther King Jr. Sir Isaac Newton once said, “We build too … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 57

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Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Thirteen: Domestic Blitz (Continued) Previously: Zack and Gina attempted unsuccessfully to send the mysterious Objects back to Ismara. Now what?…

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Dying to Love

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Everything that matters is tied to death. Forgiveness, resolving differences, healing hurts—when death looms, we suddenly remember that the only thing that matters is love. If only death were always with us. But wait, it…

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Orlando Shooting

“You’ve got to be taught To hate and fear, You’ve got to be taught From year to year, It’s got to be drummed In your dear little ear You’ve got to be carefully taught.” ~Oscar Hammerstein These words from the … Continue reading

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California Shootings

Shooters killed 14 people (and wounded 21) in San Bernardino, California, just minutes from where I used to live and work, and where I still have friends. I’ve been trying to process this latest outrage ever since it broke on the … Continue reading

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Dying to Love

Everything that matters is tied to death. Forgiveness, resolving differences, healing hurts—when death looms, we suddenly remember that the only thing that matters is love. If only death were always with us. But wait, it is. At this very moment, … Continue reading

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