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its hard to focus

on the good stuff

when the bad is so

blown out of proportion

so huge and jet black

inky clouds

Kids

Illuminated Reflections

To follow Jesus is to fight the darkness, the grim, and shine a beacon of light and cheer into the world.

He sacrificed himself to the darkness so we can convict ourselves and repent – for we too have wielded the awful power of pessimism. 52 more words

Thoughts

Mika Waltari’s Dark Angel (1952) – A Novel for Our Time

The name of the Finnish novelist Mika Waltari (1908 – 1979) reached the peak of its currency in the mid-1950s when many of his titles had transcended the isolation of their original language to come into print in English, French, German, Italian, and Swedish.  4,847 more words

Modern Condition

The Vow

The mice grows leaner and leaner

The spider,  pays us a visit no more

The wall gecko walks not with pride across the wall

The cat, keeps staring hard in the small corner where the mice used to feast… 139 more words

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Days 4 & 5 - Optimism is boring

This is part 4 in a 7-day experiment to see if it is possible for an avowed cynic to trick herself into being an optimist.  343 more words

Optimism

Day 3 - Normalization

This is part 3 in a 7-day experiment to see if it is possible for an avowed cynic to trick herself into being an optimist. … 320 more words

Optimism

Matthew Brief Summary

My quick summary of Matthew is: God’s son attempted to fix the world, only a few listened, he got disillusioned by the people’s intense negativity and rejection of his message — so he left. 167 more words

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