Monthly Archives: May, 2013

What Makes a Post Freshly Press-able: Don’t Touch Me

The Daily Post

Every day, a handful of bloggers are featured on Freshly Pressed. On The Daily Post, we take a close look at posts that have been Freshly Pressed, focusing on why we were drawn to them and what they can teach us about great blogging. We hope this series provides tips and tools to make your blog the best it can be.


It’s been said that there are only two story plots in the whole world: somebody comes to town, and somebody leaves town. Don’t Touch Me by Delusia is an intimately personal take on the former. When a woman’s lover returns after a long absence, her feelings for him teeter between familiarity and uncertainty. Here’s why we liked this post:

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Question: Trying Hard To Be A Better Christian, But I’m Stuck

J.S. Park: Hospital Chaplain, Skeptical Christian

Anonymous asked:

Why is it that I want to get better, I want to be unstuck from where I am, but I don’t do what I should do? If I really wanted to experientially know and serve God, I’d at least try. But I don’t. How to I really learn to WANT something desperately? Resolve in my heart that I want it? People keep saying resolve in your heart to follow God but I don’t know how to want something that badly no matter how much I’ve suffered and no matter how much good I know He is. No one seems to understand.


So a long, long time ago (in a galaxy called here) was a dude who had the same problem, and he wrote about this struggle in a letter that we now call the Book of Romans, in Chapter 7, which says,

I do not understand what…

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Fascinating Early-20th-Century Color Photos of Famous People


Gnawing, howling …

The worm of despair

Gnawing, howling …

It tore a hole in the middle of my chest

Gnawing, howling …

After devouring my left ventricle

Gnawing, howling …

It gains its strength from words


“You’ll never be good enough!”


“You think so highly of yourself, don’t you?”


“Don’t you ever THINK – at all?!!”

or even

“You simply don’t CARE!!!”


stop it, worm


© 2013 by Patricia Acevedo

Be Happy because …


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Philippines Named ‘Most Stupid Country to Elect a 20-Year OJT as a Senator’ by Time Magazine

Senatorial Elections 2013

Today, the Filipino people will vote for the next batch of windbags senators, nitwits congress people, airheads mayors, vice-airheads vice-mayors and dweebs governors to run the country. Aside from following the proper electoral procedures, kindly keep this very important rule in mind:


Books in Art: “Adversity” Illustration by Edith Mahier

A Small Press Life: Books. Art. Writing. Life. Tea.

“Adversity” illustration by Edith Mahier, from the Tulane University yearbook. 1915.

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