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Martin Luther


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"You have to write the book that wants to be written. and if the book will be too difficult for grown-ups, then you write it for children."

Madeleine L'Engle


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"No person* is an island entire of itself: every person is a piece of the continent, a part of the main... Any person's death diminishes me, because I am involved in humankind. And therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for you.*" (*"man" ^"thee")

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LoveChild 14b: Our Sherritt / Baird Heritage Pt. 2
“We're all ghosts. We all carry, inside us,people who came before us."Liam Callanan, The Cloud AtlasIn Part 1 (my last[...]
Alternatives to Abortion – Or How To Be Pro-life and Not Merely Pro-Birth
20 things we could do to educate young people on how to prevent unwanted pregnancies and to help girls and women feel they have enough support to carry on with their pregnancies.
Can You Be Both Pro-Life and Pro-Choice?
Abortion is a consequence of a society that doesn't provide adequate care for its women and mothers.
Feeling Overwhelmed These Days? I Am.
At my core, I'm a fiction writer, but over the last three or so years, I’ve pretty well given up the struggle to even try to write anything fun because there's just too much harsh reality going on around me. And so many lies.... So I've decided to write about how I feel and what I see.
LoveChild 14a: Our Sherritt / Baird Heritage Pt. 1
My desire to understand my parents led me all the way back to Ireland during the famine of the 1840s.
Breast Cancer: A Caregiver’s Perspective
When his wife was diagnosed with breast cancer a year ago, Les Lindquist had no choice but to become her primary caregiver. That led to his battling depression.
My One-Year Breast Cancer Anniversary
Me in the Maritimes September, 2018. One year ago today, Les and I were driving a sturdy rental car through[...]
10 Months After Learning I Might Have Cancer, I’m Almost Back to Being “Normal Me”
This is going to be short, but I wanted to let everyone know that I'm more or less back after[...]
Growing Up Adopted: An Interview with N. J. Lindquist
Last October, my daughter-in-law Elle Lindquist interviewed me about growing up as an adopted child in the years before open[...]
Chemotherapy, Breast Cancer, and Me – Part 5
After discovering that my oncologist wanted me to have chemotherapy, I had two weeks to decide what to do and get ready.
Pathology Reports, Breast Cancer, and Me – Part 4
If you missed part 1 of this story, you can read it here.Part 2 of this story.Part 3 of this[...]
LoveChild 13: Our Shaw / Brown Heritage
“No journey is too great if you find what you seek.”AnonymousSince Dad rarely spoke about his background, almost everything I[...]
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