Category Archives: communication

‘Go Back to Maine’

Those were the words my doctor greeted me with the other day as she entered the room with two thumbs up and an ear-to-ear smile. She then gave me a big bear hug as we settled in for the purpose … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Work

Happy Five Minute Friday! The rules remain the same. Ponder the weekly prompt. Nothing too pithy, just honest as the words flow from the brain through the fingers. Keep it limited to five minutes {or so} with limited editing. Link … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary … To Me

When I checked my notifications this morning, there was one from WordPress. “Happy Anniversary with WordPress.com!You registered on WordPress.com five years ago.” Wow! Five years! When I checked further, that’s 689 published posts, not including this one. This year, there … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Neighbor

Howdy, neighbor! See how I deftly included this week’s Five Minute Friday prompt in the introduction? I’m actually going to deviate from the usual five minutes and propose a new outreach ministry. Of course, that means some background … and … Continue reading

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Who Is Jesus?

Following tradition, here are my words from the back side of the pulpit today at Dover-Foxcroft (ME) United Methodist Church. May these words of my mouth and this meditation of my heart be pleasing in your sight, LORD, my Rock … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Guide

The Five Minute Friday assignment is to write for five minutes on a prompt word, post it and share with fellow Five Minute friends at Kate’s place on Facebook at  http://www.fiveminutefriday.com. Around 100 of us gather round to encourage and support … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Speak

It’s time for Five Minute Friday, the weekly timed keyword-themed writing challenge hosted by Kate Motaung. Her words — and those of the others who congregate around the virtual table to share — are on Facebook at  http://www.fiveminutefriday.com. I encourage you … Continue reading

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