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The Lure of Magic, Part I

The prevalence of magic cards, the recurring theme of magic in adult and kid movies, the high number of Ouija boards sold, the resurgence of New Age beliefs and witchcraft, the popularity of role-playing games with witches and warlocks – These are signs that the lure of magic is soulical, ...

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Wash Day: Cleansed From Sin

It usually fell on Mondays. It was perhaps the longest, most tiring day of the week–not for the lazy or faint-of-heart! It was wash day, and it had nothing to do with pouring liquid detergent into a Maytag and coming back thirty minutes later to a load of clean clothes… ...

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Living In the Half-Light

The first time I heard about living in the half-light was while reading a book about what it really means to be a man. The moment I read it, I felt a little sick. That’s because I thought it might be me. Into 2010, author Wes Yoder published a book ...

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Goth Culture Among Teens

Most likely you’ve noticed them – Goths dressed in black, to include hair, make-up, and nails. Maybe you are a Goth. Maybe you’re experimenting with the Gothic identity. Maybe you’re concerned about a Gothic teenager or sibling. Do you have reason to be concerned? Although Gothdom is too diverse to ...

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When You Feel Like God Doesn’t Understand

Our feelings are very human and part of what makes us frail. To limit our frailty, we find ways to harden or suppress or otherwise numb our emotions. We may ignore our hearts, ignore other people’s feelings, use distraction like substances or video games or other addictions, or simply avoid ...

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