Tag Archives: The Wishing Map

Use Your Stories to Heal

In my fantasy novel The Wishing Map, a fierce impromptu battle breaks out between two groups of naims (gnomes) in the midst of a storytelling contest. One beloved old naim, Tuber, is fatally injured while trying to make peace. His … Continue reading

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Courage is…

“Courage is the greatest of all weapons, but it’s also an invisible one. You don’t know whether you have it until you’re called upon to use it.” ~from The Wishing Map, Episode 103

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Choices

“You can’t control your fate by refusing to make choices! I didn’t discover my destiny until I faced my circumstances. I had to make hard, awful choices, choices I didn’t want to make. I made terrible mistakes, but that was … Continue reading

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Your Purpose

“The purpose of your life did not begin with you, and it will not end with you.” ~from The Wishing Map

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Desire

“Desire is a flame that can light a lantern or burn down a house.” ~The Wishing Map

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Enemy

“Our greatest enemy lives in the mirror.” ~The Wishing Map

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Strangers in a Strange Land

Have you ever felt a sense of incompleteness, a longing for something beyond your earthly reach? ~The Wishing Map “If I find in myself a desire which no experience in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that … Continue reading

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Facing Life

We were put in this world to help each other do both. ~The Wishing Map

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The Power of Story

“Tell ‘em there’s power in Story,” the old gnome whispered. “Power ter heal and power ter hurt. Tell ‘em ter use their stories ter heal.” ~from The Wishing Map Source of my blog site’s title–and something I believe in rather … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 9

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Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Two: Aunt Aloysia (continued) Previously: Zack and Gina were given a mysterious Map and told, “It’s time.” ⇔ ⇔ ⇔…

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