Don’t Mess: Value the Blessing

The episodes in the text really reflect the human condition. So there’s one about the twins. The first one came out red in look and turned out to be a  hunter. The second one that came out tended to grasp at things, like the heel of his brother, and turned out to prefer shepherding. They’re […]

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Who We Are and What We Do

If I follow certain narratives of history, I could get the impression that it was easier back in the day. Who is he? He catches fish. Oh so he’s a fisherman. Yeah. And that’s how it will be for the rest of his life. He’ll be rough and coarse and used to the struggle because […]

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What You’re Entertaining

They say it’s harmless. They say there’s nothing to it. It’s just a bit of fun they say. That works for them. Apparently ignorance is bliss, so what they don’t know won’t hurt them. Meanwhile that which they entertain makes subtle incisions into the mindset. Perhaps some things that were clearly unacceptable appear to be […]

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Unfailing Love

You lied, despite all that was promised. You should have known better, but you completely denied all that and blatantly lied. That should have left you out of it. Yet you were still remembered and the promise was fulfilled. It could only be Unfailing Love. You tricked and schemed in a bid to let things […]

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A Problem with Control and Freedom

From childhood, Jon was considered to be someone who would go far. He was an intelligent young man at school, which was remarkable because his parents didn’t appear to be anything like him when it came to intellect. They were hard-working people, though and endeavoured to see their son adopt that key value. This explains […]

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Developing an Appetite

Desensitised. Eat enough of one kind of thing and before long you become desensitised. Sure it’s bad for you, but you’ve got in the habit now and it’s not affecting you too much. Not too much. Not much anymore. It’s been part of the diet for so long that to do without it would be […]

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Hope for the Journey

Maybe things will be better next time. It’s a thought I hear from people in various situations in life. The girl thinks that maybe the next relationship will turn out better. The man thinks that maybe the next job will turn out better. The child thinks that maybe the next birthday will turn out better. […]

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