Category Archives: stories

Wisdom From a Father

Those who know me know I’m a sucker for witty words. The words  that have been haunting me lately have come from Amelia Earhart — “The most effective way to do it, is to do it.” With that mantra in … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Moment

I know it’s Friday. I’m on time for Five Minute Friday exercise. {shock, shock}. As I’ve said many times, is it’s not the day, but the discipline. It doesn’t matter whether it’s Friday {the chosen date for most}, Saturday {my … Continue reading

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Cover Reveal: Wisdom From a Father

Wisdom From a Father. Wow, that’s a high bar. But the project — my second published work — is moving along quite nicely, albeit it with some curves and challenges. Still, I am anticipating a mid-November hard launch at West … Continue reading

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Wisdom From a Father

One of the things I’ve learned since publishing Heaven Shining Through is one time is not enough. If you want credibility as a writer, you need a collection of work. Enter phase two. I will be publishing a second book … Continue reading

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Words for the Week

As I usually do, here are my words from behind the pulpit, delivered at Dover-Foxcrost (ME) United Methodist Church Sunday. 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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The Back Story

Heaven Shining Through continues to make its mark. In the past few days, I have heard the comments, “That was my story”, “I shared it with the kids {skipping over just one part} and it opened up some interesting conversations … Continue reading

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In Review

I’m finally getting my bearings after a whirlwind trip to upstate New York promoting my book Heaven Shining Through, and making presentations to the library here in Dover-Foxcroft, ME, and the five libraries in Seneca County, NY. And it was … Continue reading

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