Jessica E. Thomas

The Chronicles of Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Heh
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Why the title? It makes about as much sense as this video (for obscure title reference see: 4 min 30 secs in), but thankfully I'm not subjecting you to some of the other songs that have been stuck in my...
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Whoah, I Just Had A Deja Vu
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As I was preparing to type the title of this post, "Preparing for Hibernation", I had the distinct sense that I'd experienced that exact moment before. I haven't had a deja vu in a long time, which tells me my...
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Amoeba Meatballs and Glasses-less-ness
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Why is it whenever I have an idea for a blog post, I don't have time to sit down to write it, but when I have time to write a blog post, my brain feels like that meatball that rolled...
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Weird Wednesdays: Benjamin Creme and His Ascended Master, Part Two
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For what I received I passed on to you as of first importance: that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures, Corinthians...
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Weird Wednesdays: Benjamin Creme and His Ascended Master, Part One
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I'd like to say "Weird Wednesdays" is a new blog series I'm starting, but given that I'm notorious for promising blog series-es and not following through, it's best if I tell the truth. Alliteration is fun Two weeks ago, I...
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More Thoughts on the Holy Spirit via Charles Spurgeon
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Last week I talked about my "Holy Spirit-less" baptism, which I received in a Christian church. In fairness, it was so long ago, I don't remember the details. The pastor may have mentioned the Holy Spirit at some point during...
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Holy Spirit-less Baptism
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Last week was a whirlwind of learning. I won't try to relate it all in this blog post. Instead, my new insights will surely filter into upcoming posts as seems intuitively and spiritually appropriate. By the way, that's newspeak for,...
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The Purpose Driven Life – Redux
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Right away, I want to say I support Rick Warren and his family on a personal level as they go through the long process of grieving for their son. As someone who suffers bouts of depression, and as a parent...
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Arghhh (Testing a Story Idea)
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Yesterday I gave myself a challenge: write the back cover copy for the story I've been trying to flesh out over the last week. This is one way I test my story ideas. If I can't come up with an...
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The Working Class
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I long for singular moments. If I work harder, I will reach them. Promises. Singular moments remain locked. Grandmother worked the fields, feast or famine determined by her hands. She never smiled at people she didn't like. We hold these...
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