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Why Toads Sing

"Only listen to the voice of pines and cedars
 when no wind stirs."
 - Ryonen (of the Burnt Face)

Thursday night as dusk was falling there was a yellow in the air and pink, grey and blue spots in the sky as storms rolled through and the light would come and go. 626 more words

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Daily Dose of Immortality

The tragic-heroic trajectory for this story would be (1) obedient child raised by religious parents, (2) mission, (3) education (BYU), (4) marriage (temple), (5) family (in the LDS mold), (6) growing doubts, (7) shock at the death of an errant brother, (8) brilliant recognition that the religion is deeply flawed and harmful to its adherents, (9) courageous breakaway. 23 more words