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Peering Underneath the Umbrella: Musings on Gothardism

3 December 2012, 06:00



In recent days, I’ve been reading a bit about Gothardism on various websites, and it has brought back a lot of memories. Growing up, my family never went hardcore into the ATI (Advanced Training Institute) program, and we would still be considered on the outer fringes by the inner circle members. We were actually very “worldly” […]

The Gift of Imagination~

24 December 2011, 06:00



Ever since I was very young, my life has been filled with villainous plots, daring escapes, and heroic feats. It’s all in my head, of course; I am a champion daydreamer. Most girls go through a horse-loving phase early in life, but not me: I didn’t want a horse. I wanted a flying unicorn. We […]

Living as God Designed

26 September 2011, 06:00



“One, I am One of a Kind”… Even by simple observation of nature we see that every created thing does just what it was created to do. Trees, animals, stars, tides. Everything follows its design. Only the rebel creatures do things that are “against nature” such as cancer cells. It is not right. But then […]