Tag Archives: The Wishing Map

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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The Unknown

“Do not fear, for I am with you. Do not anxiously look about. I will strengthen you and uphold you with My strong right hand.” ~Isaiah 41:10 “There is nothing we fear and desire in such equal measure as the … Continue reading

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The Wounds of a Friend

Thought for the Week “The wounds of a friend are faithful, but the kisses of an enemy are lies.” ~Proverbs 27:6 Is there someone who regularly disables your ego defense system, who knows the “unimproved” version of you and likes … Continue reading

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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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Facing Life

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

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