Monthly Archives: September 2018

Do We REALLY Know?

The first time I met Pauline Miller was the last time. It was my first hospital call as newly ordained pastor at St. Pauls Church in Chicago, circa July, 1966. My mentor and dearest clergy colleague, Fred Trost, asked me … Continue reading

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Where Is The Truth?

A word introduced becomes a reality, no matter its inaccuracy. Today “word” is having an impact that, whether seen or not within the self, has lasting damage. Forget accuracy. Take the thought and its implication. I’m not swirling here in … Continue reading

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“Sparkling Waters” New Tricia Gleason novel posted!

My new novel, “Sparkling Waters” is now available at Amazon and Amazon/Kindle and Authorhouse. Kindle price is $7.99 and Amazon PB price is $13.99 This is a Tricia Gleason novel as she and her husband face the challenges of raising … Continue reading

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When The Boats Came Together

I was on a treadmill, the morning workout. Diane, at work, called, “Mark!” The alert that Manhattan wasn’t thinking of Frank Sinatra or the Yankees. Rather, the World Trade Center! This morning, Wednesday, September 19, 2018, I sat transfixed. Peter … Continue reading

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When The Past Doesn’t Shatter The Mirror

It was long ago. Better, it was in the early 70’s, which is long ago. I made a decision. We all make decisions. And, I imagine, at the time it could be 20/80 in terms of accurate eyesight. And. Is … Continue reading

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Fishing is Therapy

Not an enduring or endearing image. Life, however, in particular moments, reflects a pin-ball machine as an apt metaphor. Yes, you can “function” the results with deft clicking and strategic moves. But, for the most part, life is lived within … Continue reading

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