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The Wishing Map 126

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Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Twenty-Four: The Long Night (continued) Previously: Entangled in the Questing Beast’s tentacles, Gina cried out for help. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ The needles and suction retracted. But the…

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Stumbling Block or Humbling Block?

“Whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted.” ~Matthew 23:12 The choice is yours. One hardens you and makes you prouder. The other softens you and makes you wiser. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ “Humble yourselves before the … Continue reading

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He Made a Way

Part Two (to read Part One, click here) Having “my own religion” was a bit of a bust. But I pressed on, determined like Adam and Eve to discern good and evil for myself. I was currently pondering the Eightfold Path … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 99

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Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Twenty: Tea for One (Continued) Previously: Zack’s encounter with the mysterious Rhema had dramatically changed him. But now she was…

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Yesterday…

“Chill October” (1870) by John Everett Millais

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Because I’m Right!

I dislike you for the same reason I dislike Former Me and Future Me–because they disagree with Current Me! “Civility costs nothing, and buys everything.” ~Mary Wortley Montagu “If we lose love and respect for each other, this is how … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 59

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Fourteen: Two Spoos (Continued) Previously: First Zack and now Gina face disastrous Back to School nights. Alone. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ Gina started…

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