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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

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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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