Tag Archives: struggle

Be Someone’s Answer

Thought for the Week There’s a reason AA sponsors are recovering addicts. Lost people don’t want slogans, they want to be shown the way out—by someone who’s actually found it. So don’t just give answers, whenever you possibly can, be … Continue reading

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Life is Beautiful

 Yes, life is hard. But it’s also beautiful.  And funny.  And sweet.   And we aren’t the only ones who know it. “If animals spoke, humanity would cry.” ~Manuj Rajput Click on any image to enlarge it, or to begin slide … Continue reading

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The Upside to COVID-19 (for Writers Only)

Remember… “You need to spend time crawling alone through shadows to truly appreciate what it is to stand in the sun.” ~Shaun Hick “When everything is wiped blank, it’s life’s way of forcing you to become acquainted with who you … Continue reading

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The Only Thing That Matters

 “The only thing that matters is faith expressing itself through love.”  ~Galatians 5:6 Love who you can as much as you can for as long as you can ≅

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My Conception

As I sat staring at my computer, contemplating what to write, noting several “Must-Read Celebrity Stories!” on my home page and tracking the labored progression of a particularly fat squirrel up the ornamental beech tree outside my window, while obsessing … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 37

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Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Ten: Lost… Previously: Zack, who’d almost completely lost his humanness, had returned to the eyrie of the immense bird Aviar…

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The Wishing Map 132

Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Twenty-Four: The Long Night (continued) Previously: With the help of her brother and B’frona, Gina finally vanquished the Questing Beast. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ All that remained of the creature was a … Continue reading

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