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NOAHs ARK

As it was in the days of Noah, so it will be at the coming of the Son of Man. For in the days before the flood, people were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, up to the day Noah entered the ark; and they knew nothing about what would happen until the flood came and took them all away. That is how it will be at the coming of the Son of Man. Matthew 24:37-39 Bible NIV NOAH’S ARK In days gone by it was beyond our imagination to see someone beat with a Barnabus cane. We could accept the fangs coming treacherously close, ready to sink into white milk-skin, but would have had a heart attack to observe the actual piercing, the blood descending, hell ascending to assail our eyes. Today people don’t even close their eyes nor shield their progeny’s lids. dark shadows descend Collinwood was a riddle all sorts of curses vampires, werewolves, and witches i shut my opera eyes I felt innocence drain as I played a Disney movie. When seen through a child’s first memory, it is devastating. The first time they see a cartoon die, get flattened by a truck, get steamrolled on the railroad, step off a cliff. Shall I go on. Oh yes...when they see Simba’s father die, Bambi’s mother die or an Alaskan husky snatch a bunny. “Grandma, is he dead?” do i have the heart to say I must tell the truth “nature can be awful boy when you’re all alone in it” We cannot shield the child forever, neither do we need to trash their innocence. Today is the killing fields for all sorts of sordid imaginations. First came the drip drip of water torture, then the dam burst. Noah’s ark is sailing through. 7/16/2020

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Date: 7/23/2020 7:41:00 PM
It is so difficult to help children keep their innocence but I am a big proponent of doing it as long as possible. This theme truly spoke to my heart.
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Kim Rodrigues
Date: 7/23/2020 8:40:00 PM
Thank you, my friend!
Date: 7/17/2020 8:41:00 PM
I love you theme, Kim. Good luck in the contest.
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Kim Rodrigues
Date: 7/23/2020 8:39:00 PM
Thank you, Eve!
Date: 7/17/2020 8:06:00 PM
so RIGHT ON, Kim. The dam is getting ready to burst for sure! The world is ripe with sin. Back to Disney movies, I remember my first Disney cartoon was Sleeping Beauty and how terrifying the dragon was when I think I was seeing it at a drive-in theater. However, after that, I started liking that stuff. Hoping that does not mean I grew tolerant of violence!
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Kim Rodrigues
Date: 7/17/2020 8:11:00 PM
I know, right?! I was especially sensitive when watching Disney movies with my first granddaughter. There is something about introducing them to reality. Thank you for commenting, Andrea! Hugs-a-bunch!
Date: 7/17/2020 11:22:00 AM
I must like Gershon revisit this a few times. Thanks for writing such a thought provoking piece. Potent penning indeed.
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Kim Rodrigues
Date: 7/17/2020 11:58:00 AM
Thanks so much, Kenneth! I appreciate it!
Date: 7/17/2020 9:26:00 AM
Mighty versatile, potent penning, Kim. Quite a mouthful to digest here, from Noah's Ark to Walt Disney. I'm going to have to revisit this one a few times. Thanks, Gershon
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Kim Rodrigues
Date: 7/17/2020 11:00:00 AM
Thanks so much, my friend!
Date: 7/17/2020 6:59:00 AM
What a beautiful piece. Great narrative lines with a lovely structure. Warmest regards, Adeniji
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Kim Rodrigues
Date: 7/17/2020 11:00:00 AM
Thank you so much, Adeniji!