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Comic-Con

* While in a lengthy line awaiting entry to where a horde of costumed comic fans had gathered for some fun, I saw a sentry outside the line, with other, sterner, plans: evangelizing with a threat of hell by way … Continue reading

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Objectified

When someone blurted out across a room a comment on her beauty, she looked sad as though the compliment provoked some gloom or dredged up some old sorrow that she had. And it occurred to me that beauty could at … Continue reading

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Instrumental

My heart was made for music, and its beat is not the only thing that makes that clear: my life’s a composition I complete because its steady rhythm keeps me here. Like Francis, I would be an instrument for Love … Continue reading

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Portrayals

It’s hard for some to picture You as dad, as old man in the sky with ashen beard, because of some experiences they had with fathers who abused them and were feared. And I dislike how Michelangelo portrayed You famously … Continue reading

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Indebtedness

When I discovered I am full of death, I took it as the most horrific shock, for I had felt my goodness had a depth that kept that out, impenetrable rock. And yet I found that I am full of … Continue reading

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Unplanned Planting

The squirrel that buries acorns in the ground to save them for when he is hungry later is unaware the acorn that he found may grow to serve a purpose that is greater. For often he forgets what he has … Continue reading

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Scrupulosity

I’d fret about the rules I shouldn’t break and made up new ones that I thought were good and gave myself an existential ache with fear that I would not do what I should. I’d fret about my every thought … Continue reading

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