Category Archives: children

Five Minute Friday — Blessing

Is everybody ready for Five Minute Friday? It’s where our group of writers [okay most of them, often we have Saturday and Sunday stragglers, myself included] gather  to write unscripted for five minutes on a specific word prompt. Our prompt … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Worth

Happy Five Minute Friday time! I know it’s Saturday, but I was on the road all day yesterday. I could have carved out a few minutes earlier {hanging my head in shame} in the day but rather took the time … Continue reading

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The Boss Baby

If you want to gauge the worth of a children’s animated movie, go to a matinee … then listen. You have to have a discerning ear. You have to be able to distinguish between children laughing for the sake of … Continue reading

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Like Father, Like Son

My aunt died last night. As I referenced yesterday, there is no doubt in my mind she is dancing with my uncle in heaven as we speak. But I couldn’t help but think there was some snickering going on as … Continue reading

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More Joy … Joy … Joy

I’ve tried to share my time behind the pulpit with you as I’ve gone along. Here’s the latest from Sunday’s message at Dover-Foxcroft (ME) United Methodist Church. It’s actually a revisit of one of my first sermons. I liked the … Continue reading

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I Guess It’s Santa Season

I was snug as a bug in a rug cuddled in my comforter in bed a couple of Saturdays ago. The sun was just starting to peek out as I reached that quasi-conscious state when I “heard” the sound of … Continue reading

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Pete’s Dragon

When I found out the Center Theater in Dover-Foxcroft, ME, had booked Pete’s Dragon while I was there, I have to admit I was quite excited. I don’t know why. Despite three kids (two came later) and a well-used VCR … Continue reading

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