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The Wishing Map 61

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Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Fifteen: Destiny Previously: Zack and Gina finally made up, commiserating over the fact that they would (presumably) never return to…

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Death Loses

We are born in the shadow of death. No one gets out of here alive. But 2,000 years ago, Jesus signed death’s death warrant. On the night before his crucifixion he taught his disciples to live in the light of this new … Continue reading

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To Grow…

We’re on this journey together.

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Engaged!

Engaged  [inˈɡājd, enˈɡājd] Definition: A state of being firmly and continuously connected.  E.g. “A car cannot move until its gears are engaged; when they are disengaged, it ceases to move forward.” My wife and I got engaged 32 years ago today. … Continue reading

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Puberty Blues

When I was in high school, my science class took a field trip to Griffith Park Observatory (yes, the one in La La Land and Rebel Without a Cause). The highlight was the Planetarium Show: We leaned back and emitted … Continue reading

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Almost Got Him…

Just a hare more. Is there anything more uselessly useful than when children “help”?  They do help us, though. We help them to become adults, and they help us to become children again. Which is what it means to be … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 54

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Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Thirteen: Domestic Blitz (Continued) Previously: Less than an hour had passed the entire time Zack and Gina had been in…

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