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Published by The Daily Star Newspaper in Oneonta, NY Memories invoke writing By Cheryl Petersen Conveying the word “veteran” in its broadest meanings, 97-year old, John Powers, talks about life and his recent online publication of two stories titled, “The […]

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (2016) scored big in imagination and ingenuity. The plotline follows Jacob, a young teen, to a faraway land of fantasy and chilling monsters. My first thought: I would NEVER take my kids to this […]

Recently reported on NPR, the issue of transgender bathrooms keeps popping up. For many reasons, good and bad on both sides of those for or against who uses what bathroom. When I think of the issue, I can’t get past […]

The second edition of my book, A Foster Child Comes to Stay with Josie and Brooke, is now available on Amazon. It ‘s a true story about hope and assurance. Two girls learn about one big family in love. A quote […]

In a recent conversation about church, I had to to think afterward. Our conversation touched upon the fact that church attendance is in decline and the number of nons (people who identify themselves as non-religious) is increasing. I remarked that […]

“This is a special gift you are to offer…” said Ezekiel the prophet. Then he rambles on about offering measured ephahs, homers of wheat, and grain offerings. About throwing blood on the doorposts and corners of the temple. To be […]

Last night I had a dream. Of course, I seem to dream during the day too, but last night’s dream was thought provoking. The dream was of a couple getting married in a garage. The intentions of the couple was […]

My alma-mater, Colorado State University, publishes a quarterly magazine. A 2001 student-athlete, A. Bimper, was interviewed for his phenomenal exercise of hard-work. He admitted he had no clue about what it took to succeed in college, because his parents never […]

Is this everyday life only full of metaphors to help us understand the life that is God, Love?  

The element of time is being re-organized, not by anything physical, but by putting useful thoughts in key places and letting them call the shots and initiate betterment. Relationships between our thoughts and the physical are seen every day. An […]

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