Hope and humor ‘zine: Halloween issue

October 1st, 2016 | Posted by jameswatkins in Uncategorized

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Hi, I’m Jim Watkins: author, speaker, and—for my grandkiddos—”Corn Monster.” (It’s what we do in Corn Borer, Indiana!) This month, our annual look at really creepy stuff. Don’t read alone!

Previous issues
Music issue: 2 (September 18, 2016)
Conspiracy issue (September 12, 2016)
Remembering 9/11 (September 4, 2016)
• [Romans] 8:28 issue (August 28, 2016)
Election 2016 issue (August 21, 2016)
Suck-cess issue (August 14, 2016)
Waiting issue (August 7, 2016)


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Questions from the crypt

My third book in The Why Files series asks Are There Really Ghosts? So, here are some excerpts from the award-winning series:
Are demons real?
Are there really ghosts?
Are vampires, werewolves real?
Are witches real?
Can you talk to the dead?
Do Ouija boards really send messages from the spirit world?
Psychic secrets revealed “Swami Watkins” will amaze you!


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Real-life monster threatens

Wednesday, October 5 My thoughts and prayers are with those who have suffered loss of life and property in the Caribbean and for those still in Hurricane Matthew’s sights in the American southeast.

But are hurricanes, as well as tornadoes and earthquakes, truly “acts of God”? Here are some thoughts. Meanwhile, praying, praying, praying.


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Should Christians celebrate Halloween?

Search Google for “Should Christians celebrate Halloween?” and you’ll get about one thousand sites covering everything from “it’s completely harmless” to “it’s completely hellish.” Here’s site number 1,001 that’s somewhere in the middle: [Continue reading]



Top ten reasons Halloween strange holiday

I have in my right hand, direct from my home office in Corn Borer, Indiana, today’s category. It’s the only time of year when . . .

10. . . . you can cross dress without having to come out of the closet.

9. . . . Americans actually consume a waxy substance known as “candy corn.” (The rest of the year the material is used to manufacture patio candles and seals for toilets.) [Continue reading].


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Cartoon of the month

Get your daily dose of my cartoons on Facebook, Twitter and at the archives.

And follow my race for the White House at Watkins for President 2016. The Tupperware Party: “Putting a lid on government.”

And for a collection of the best—and a few of the worst—cartoons: I Have a Meme. Two hundred cartoons include snarky comments by “Evil Jim.”


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True colors shining through

Fall always challenges to me to show brighter and bolder colors as I age. I want my “autumn years” to be spectacular! So, here’s what I’m aiming for as God displays His amazing artwork . . . [Continue to photo essay]


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Top ten sites from September

I have in my right hand, direct from my home office in Corn Borer, Indiana, today’s category: Top ten posts from September 2016 (Numbers in parentheses are previous month’s ranking.)


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This month’s podcast, etc.

Can you take things out of this world and into the next? I believe You can take it with you! Listen to the brand new podcast (2:11 minutes).

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