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The Wishing Map 59

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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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Mixed Motives

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If it weren’t for mixed motives I’d have no motives at all. I’m an idealist. I want (earnest cliche alert) to make the world a better place. But I’m also a hopeless egoist, and no matter…

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Popular Idea, Unpopular Word

“There is a charm about the forbidden that makes it unspeakably desirable.” ~Mark Twain “He tried to name which of the deadly seven might apply, and when he failed he decided to append an eighth, regret.” ~Charles Frazier               (Sinner) “They … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 46

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Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Eleven: …and Found (Continued) Previously: Zack and Aviar sought the pixies’ help in locating Zack’s sister Gina.  Meanwhile, Gina, had…

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Humility

“Those who exalt themselves will be humbled.” ~Matthew 23:12

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Pride

Any ideology (religious or atheistic) that requires you to kill those who disagree with you, or even to hate them, is a lie. Its roots are found not in the words “You shall have no other God” (Exodus 20:13), but … Continue reading

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Wrath

Rage is the bastard child of Wrath and Pride It destroys all before it In Nice, France, its homage to death rises like heat in the desert When will it end? When we refuse to let it sleep with Pride When we tell … Continue reading

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