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CWG Book Blast: “10 Steps to Girlfriend Status (Bird Face book two),” by Cynthia T. Toney

This month, the Catholic Writers’ Guild is touring Guildie Cynthia Toney’s book, “10 Steps to Girlfriend Status (Bird Face book two)“ It is a SOA winner. Teaser: When Wendy questions her neighbor about one 1960s photograph, she opens the door to … Continue reading

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My Yearly Faith Challenge: The Annual Prostate Exam

October was Breast Cancer Awareness Month across the nation. This is a good and noble fight and I am glad that “pink” is everywhere down to the shoes and wrist bands the NFL players wear to the pink bats MLB … Continue reading

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Healing Our Decembers

Tears flowed freely during the meeting with my spiritual director, Sandy, as I shared with her the pain I was feeling. “December is here,” I said. “I get such a wave of anxiety and grief at this time of year.” … Continue reading

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Another Secular Triumph–Helping Laura Kill Herself

Her name is Laura and she is 24 years old. She is a healthy woman who lives in Belgium. She wants to die. Why does she want to die? Because, as she says, “Life, that’s not for me.” My initial … Continue reading

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Presence

It’s been years.  She’s desperate; her money gone, her health still declining.  She has no hope, no relief and wellness seems to be an impossibility.  Doubled over, in a crowd that is abuzz on the dusty streets she becomes part … Continue reading

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