Tag Archives: love

Finding the Love of Your Life

College and Career Night tries too hard. With its lattes and biscotti, and its hip young pastor. Still, he makes you think. And the biscotti melt like magic in the coffee. It’s two nights before Valentine’s Day. Derry pushes a clump … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 103

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Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Twenty-One: “Hey-fah for the Sea!” (Continued) Previously: Gina and Zack confessed that they’d come to Ismara in search of the…

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Valentine’s Day Reminder

Don’t forget to buy something for that special creep in your life. “We accept the love we think we deserve.” ~Stephen Chbosky Happy Valentine’s Day!

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My Top Blog Posts of 2017

So, I’ve never done this before, and frankly it seems a bit narcissistic–as if the world revolved around my blog (but, then, it does, doesn’t it?). Anyway, for those few who don’t follow this blog site religiously (note self-mocking sarcasm), … 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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They say, you know “they,” they say it’s a fact that Opposites nearly always attract. And yet Opposites also sometimes attack. So why don’t we simply give ‘em the sack? Because Opposites are relational crack, they cling to our teeth … Continue reading

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Perfect Love

The term “casts out” in I John means displaces, the process by which one thing replaces another, just as air displaces water in a submarine, causing it to rise to the surface. They cannot occupy the same space at the … Continue reading

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