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Five Minute Friday — Accept

Here’s this week’s installment of Five Minute Friday. This week’s prompt is ACCEPT. The timer is set … so here goes. {clock starts now} My first thought when the  prompt surfaced was The Serenity Prayer written by the American theologian … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Place

Happy Friday! Time for my Five Minute Friday contribution. Check out the amazing five minutes takes at Kate’s place on Facebook at  http://www.fiveminutefriday.com by our special community of writers. I’ve been sharing snippets taken from Five Minute Friday: A Collection of Stories … Continue reading

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Lenten Reflections

I had about 36 hours notice to prepare something for this morning. Steve had asked if I could perhaps give the sermon I gave in Maine, but it was on joy … not particularly relevant for this Lenten season. But … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Forget

Saturday. Must be time for Five Minute Friday. That’s where about 100 of us get together at Kate’s place (http://katemotaung.com/2016/02/18/five-minute-friday-forget/) to share our muse for the week on a specific prompt word. Sometimes the words flow easily … other times … Continue reading

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Conversations with Karen

Do you remember the film P.S. I Love You? Okay. Okay. It wasn’t the best film I ever watched {and it wasn’t a particularly good movie to watch when newly-widowed}. But I was struck by the plot where recently-widowed Holly … Continue reading

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It’s All About ME

Wow. I just looked at that title again. No, it’s not about me, like in myself. It’s ME like in the State of Maine. Now that is out of the way, it appears I have finally pulled the trigger and … Continue reading

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The Meltdown

I haven’t been around for awhile. Truth is, I didn’t want to be here. This father just had no more wisdom in his tank. I didn’t want to be here in upstate New York either. Truth is, I didn’t want … Continue reading

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