Category Archives: Philosophy

A Peculiar Faery Tale

Here is a faery tale I wrote recently. It has been in the works for quite some time now, and I am quite fond of it. It deals with some complex thoughts on love, turns a few faery tale cliches … Continue reading

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Angels and Other Inconveniences.

Angels and Other Inconveniences By J. D. H. Thigpen Tim Gallent met an angel one night and it was the last thing that he wanted. Tim awoke with a start in the night to find a smiling majestic figure standing … Continue reading

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The Boy Who Was Misunderstood

This story is rather special to me partly because it took a good deal longer to develop than the rest and because I visited an assisted living home the day after I completed it. Understanding what made the Greatest Generation … Continue reading

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The Boy Who Loved Too Much.

The next in the series of my didactic parables. This one is intended to be a companion story to Stronghart. I hope you find yourself blessed by it. The Boy Who Loved Too Much by J. D. H. Thigpen   … Continue reading

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The Boy Without a Heart.

I liked the idea of posting my short morality stories on my blog, so I decided to make it a mini-series. Here’s the next one in the series. Hope you enjoy it. Stronghart by J. D. H. Thigpen There once … Continue reading

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A Story I Very Nearly Forgot About.

Well, so much for being better about maintaining my blog. Ah well. Let’s try this again. I just wanted to kick off 2012 with something a little different. This is a short story that I wrote in my pocket notebook … Continue reading

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Treasure: Sometimes Piracy and Philosophy Go Hand-in-Hook.

       I’ve been thinking a lot about pirates these days. That’s mainly because I’m going to be teaching through ‘Treasure Island’ in the Classics for Kids class I teach at High Country Home Educators. Interestingly enough, I’ve found that upon … Continue reading

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