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Feel Sorry for Yourself

“I feel sorry for you”.  This is what I have heard twice now, from someone who thinks I am lacking in life by not being close to a parent,or being married or interested in finding someone. 312 more words

Help v. Hindrance

People are very interesting. I can’t help but believe that God looks at us and laughs sometimes. Not in a condescending way, but in a godly way of course. 380 more words


What Goes Around...

“Careful!” Bobby yelled.  Kneeling beside Jules, he adjusted the buckle of her right shoe.  “It was undone.”

“Absent-minded me!  Thanks.” She smiled at Bobby gratefully as he handed her the cell phone that had fallen to the floor.   141 more words

Flash Fiction

Third Sunday of Lent


Blessed little Easter!

Exodus 3:1-8, 13-15 (Moses & the burning bush)
Psalm 103: 1-11 “The Lord is kind and merciful”
I Corinthians 10:1-6, 10-12 (beware complacency) 78 more words

Lent 2016 (Year C)

How is A Gossip Like A Scholar?

Plutarch, De Curiositate [On Being a Busybody] 519c-d


“It turns out that being talkative follows from learning much—this is why Pythagoras assigned a five-year silence to young men which he labeled a “Speech-Truce”—and by necessity slander accompanies excessive curiosity. 92 more words


The Perplexing Chaperone

School dance night. Bigfoot + spouse out w. friend for shrubs and carrot pickles. Check Share. BG 175-ish. All’s well. Isn’t this so great that we can do this?! 265 more words

For The Millions...

…who are offended; er, I mean the one know-it-all busybody grievance seeker who felt the need to write on the subject: I like this. I see a cute kid with a huge smile dancing or modeling like a dancer. 132 more words