Tag Archives: unexpected

Capturing the Unexpected

Life. It’s full of the unexpected. Sometimes horrible, sometimes great. Mostly just weird. I mean, you can’t make this stuff up, right? Well, you can. But who would believe you? (Click on any image to enlarge it, or to begin … Continue reading

Posted in Humor, Quips and Quotes | Tagged , , , , , , , | 18 Comments

Seeing God in the Unexpected

A pastor and fellow blogger, Matthew Winters, observed that, in the midst of “One of Those Weeks” recently, he could see God “in the unexpected.” I couldn’t agree more! In fact, while reading Matthew’s post, I was struck by the … Continue reading

Posted in For Pastors and Teachers, Quips and Quotes, Religion/Faith | Tagged , , , , , , | 19 Comments

Why (at Least) One Bad Thing Happened

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
 Why Life Isn’t Fair (a series of sorts) I don’t often get a sense of “why bad things happen.” You know, the “senseless” stuff you didn’t plan on and most likely would not have put…

Posted in For Pastors and Teachers, Memoir, Religion/Faith | Tagged , , , , , , | 11 Comments

Love is Like That

Both of my kids were unexpected gifts. Nevertheless, when my first child arrived I fell instantly in love with her. So much so that I was afraid I could never love another child as much. I needn’t have worried. When Beth … Continue reading

Posted in Memoir, Quips and Quotes | Tagged , , , , , , , | 34 Comments

The Wishing Map 109

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Twenty-Two: Everything (Continued) Previously: Gina and Zack arrived at the western coast of Frenga in search of the Questing Beast. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ Thanks to…

Posted in Books, Humor, Story Power, The Wishing Map | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Look Closer

Be kind to your washing machine. I had one of these when I was a kid. Ah, I remember when I first visited am going to visit here. The ravages of smoking. This couple is in their 20s. Who wouldn’t … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Humor, Mitchellaneous, Popular Culture & Entertainment | Tagged , , , , , | 10 Comments

The Wishing Map 109

Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Twenty-Two: Everything (Continued) Previously: Gina and Zack arrived at the western coast of Frenga in search of the Questing Beast. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ Thanks to the pearls Maerith and Shelcor … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Story Power, The Wishing Map | Tagged , , , , , , | 6 Comments