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Read “Giving Voice to Quiet,” from The Daily Star newspaper, Oneonta, NY Store-bought frozen chicken-nuggets and tater-tots. That was our Thanksgiving dinner, year 2000. Carrying the bagged meal, my husband, our two daughters, and I mucked our way through deep […]

I look at the lilies outside my window and wonder how I can be that peaceful and beautiful without saying a word or doing anything but being. Song of Solomon 2:2 ESV 2 As a lily among brambles,     so is my […]

When working on the 6th edition of 21st Century Science and Health, this sentence was revealed: “Faith, advanced to understanding, gains evidence of Spirit.” I think, human beings have faith, whether religious or not. We have faith is something, even […]

Many of us make lists. We read in The Message, “God, who gets invited to dinner at your place? How do we get on your guest list?” Ps. 15:1 I can interpret this to mean, invite yourself! We can invite our […]

In America, is a 2002 film. Key script was when the wife told her husband, after enduring hard times that life seems like make believe, so believe you’re happy. It was an interesting movie that presented a decent father/husband figure.

It is really very simple to keep life from getting boring. We have the capacity to think new thoughts. God is the source of ongoing and infinite thought. For the last seven years or so, I’ve been eating a salad […]

Because I live in northeastern United States, I’m now surrounded by snow. Last week, in one day, three feet of snow fell. I still go on my daily walks and come across creeks where water is running. It moves quick […]

Last December, the Catskill Mountain News printed an article written by my co-writer, Brian Sweeney, titled, “County Dems organizing Women’s March trip.” Surprising myself, I signed up to ride the Rally bus, organized by the democrat committee members, from Delhi […]

I Timothy 2: 2-5, English Standard Version 2 First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, 2 for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and […]

This is the winning essay for the July 4 contest sponsored by Annie’s Mailbox: Happy Birthday America By Maureen Green Our strength is not bounded by gender. Define our roles, and we will defy your expectations. Our opportunity is not […]