These lessons, by one of our most consistent FaithWriters' Challenge Champions, should not be missed. So we're making a permanent home for them here.
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glorybee wrote:(And on a side note--am I the only person here who will admit to snickering a little bit as a teen, every time I heard the phrase "Balaam's ass"?)
The sentence "Am not I thine ass, upon which thou hast ridden ever since I was thine unto this day?" cracks me up even more... Like his rear end is talking away to him.
So, I started talking to the bee "whachu wanna say ta me little Mr. bee? Come on. I know you're putting me on. Go ahead, say somethin'".
Don't worry, he didn't answer.
What's that mean about those of us who do
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Miss Amy! I'm shocked! (and delighted)
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glorybee wrote:Sure they are! Like I said in the beginning, the definitions of personification and anthroposdajbalkjgfafgkljimorphism often overlap--I tend to think of personification as applying to things (like flowers) and anthroakfdsghnagjaasdlsdgkjambnzxmlfdksjimorphism to animals (or half-and-half animals), but if you want to call it all anthroalskjxcnasdlnalgjaoirtjldskagaglkjamorphism, be my guest.
Miss Jan -- Could you please pronounce those words for me?
..in these last days He has spoken to us by His Son... Hebrews 1:2
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Teacher, are you demonstrating a frog trying to catch a fly? Otherwise you aren't looking very professional this evening.
"There are two ways of spreading light -- to be the candle, or the mirror that reflects it." Edith Wharton
'It is better to be liked for the true you, than to be loved for who people think you are.'
"In order to realize the worth of the anchor, one needs to feel the stress of the storm." Daily Encouragement Net (Stephen & Brooksyne Weber)
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Sorry to bring this back up but I guess I missed this week. And although my 'character' doesn't speak, does this still fall in with what you mean?
http://www.faithwriters.com/wc-article- ... hp?id=5239
It's an old story and still needs some work, but I loved rereading it anyway.
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Jan - just trying to catch up.
“Hey, you're supposed to be devouring hay in this new kingdom. So why the saliva drip every time I pass? You're supposed to lie down with me and be mates – you'll be in big trouble with the boss if you revert to your old ways.”
Snap! “That was worth dying for.”