Temptation

Temptation is the golden egg in the giant’s castle that we ought not touch.  And yet, it’s so glittering and shiny.  It’s the ring in the dragon’s hoard that makes you invisible.  It’s the silk and the diamonds, and the ruby eyes in the statue after we’ve been told “touch nothing but the lamp”.  It’s […]

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The Reaper

When I was a kid, we used to love playing Gauntlet Legends at the arcade.  It was my first game, and myself and one of my friends got fairly good at the first few levels.  We were, however, always hounded by Death. For those unfamiliar with the old version of Gauntlet Legends (think arcades and […]

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Nobody Talks About the Tough Questions

Most people refuse to discuss the deep questions:  Who are we?  Why are we here?  What is the truth?  The answers seem so vast and intimidating that it’s easier to lock them away in a little storage cubby in the back of our minds and let them get dusty.  YOLO – or “you only live […]

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My Eureka Moment

I feel like I am forever waiting for my eureka moment.  It’s a moment of joy, of satisfaction.  A eureka moment is something special, a breakthrough, if you will.  It’s the sort of thing that will change your life. The term “eureka” is believed to have been coined by Greek philosopher Archimedes.  It translates to […]

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