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Screwtaping

Following the pattern set by C.S. Lewis in The Screwtape Letters enabled me to acknowledge the temptations of hell whilst clinging to true tokens of heaven.

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Starved Souls Are Easy Prey

“And he shall snatch on the right hand, and be hungry; and he shall eat on the left hand, and they shall not be satisfied.”  Isaiah 9:20 “Wherefore do ye

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The God Called Emotion

“Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!”  Isaiah 5:20

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Corrupt Conversation

 “Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers.”  Ephesians 4:29 You’re

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Pure Education

“The glory of God is intelligence, or, in other words, light and truth.”   Doctrine & Covenants 93: 36  You mentioned “school enrollment” far too casually, Wormwood. Education is the Enemy’s territory. Though we have infiltrated

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Housewives and Hussies

“In that day the Lord will take away the bravery of their tinkling ornaments… and it shall come to pass, that instead of sweet smell there shall be stink; and instead of a girdle a rent; and

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Expectations Unfulfilled

“And as ye would that men should do to you, do ye also to them likewise…do good, and lend, hoping for nothing again.” Luke 6: 31, 35 The key to

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Motherhood

“But Mary kept all these things, and pondered them in her heart.” Luke 2: 19 Wormwood, you have won my displeasure. I have had report that TWICE this week your

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Memory

“We ask thee in the name of thy Son, Jesus Christ, to bless and sanctify this bread to the souls of all those who partake of it, that they may eat in

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