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The Way Life Should Be

I’m back home. It’s my adopted home, the latest in a long string of  states, towns, and villages — Dexter, ME. Except for the last nine months when I was on the road, I came to love the Pine Tree … Continue reading

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Embrace Life

Our Words for the Week come from a “wear your seat belt” ad the UK recently aired. The ad was created by a private individual not hired to do it, but because the cause was important to him. He came … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — People

I have always had the desire to put words on paper (okay, the screen). Blame it on busyness, schedules or — okay — procrastination, sometimes the assignment shifts off schedule. Today’s post is a few hours later than usual because … Continue reading

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First Night

The grandsons and I spent last night in Maine … quiet, peaceful Maine. The two teens helped gather my meager belongings, pack them into the van, take the four-and-a-hour trip north, unpack the van, distribute the appropriate boxes to their … Continue reading

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A (Virtual) Evening with the Author

One of the fun things about being an author — at least for me — is spending time with small groups to talk about the writing/publishing process. Sure, I usually sprinkle in something about myself and certainly share the journey … Continue reading

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The Way Life Should Be

Just about nine months ago to the day, I peacefully approached the Piscataqua River Bridge — Maine’s southern border with New Hampshire — at dusk. The clouds were replaced by a relatively clear sky with pale oranges and yellows on … Continue reading

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Letters from the Earth

Fellow Higher Ground Books & Media author Nancy Flinchbaugh came up with an intriguing concept for a book. Since I was planning a road trip from Ohio to upstate New York, I decided to load the audio version of Letters … Continue reading

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A 21st Century Pentecost

Our reflection today is from Billy Wilson. The outpouring of the Holy Spirit on the Day of Pentecost as recorded in Acts 2 changed the church, and the church changed the world. The same has happened since the renewal of … Continue reading

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Liturgy of the Ordinary

We were chatting on the Five Minute Friday Twitter feed a couple of weeks ago about seeing life amid the virus lockdown. I made the comment, “Look for the extraordinary in the ordinary … Every Day. Good days. Bad day. … Continue reading

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He Can’t Find His Keys

I was listening to Real Oldies a couple of Saturdays ago when Paul Petersen’s fun She Can’t Find Her Keys wafted through the speakers. Little did I know it was a prophetic song — with she replaced by he and … Continue reading

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