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Moving To A New Address

I’ve set up a website and will now be posting to the website blog. If you’re a subscriber, I’d appreciate it so much if you’d move over to my new location. You’ll find me at http://www.maryhamiltonbooks.com/ Advertisements

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Darkness

  As a child, I wasn’t bothered by monsters under the bed. What scared me was the guy hiding in the closet. I knew that as soon as I fell asleep, he’s slide the door aside, tiptoe over to my … Continue reading

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Beginnings

The heavens declare the glory of God, the skies proclaim the work of His hands. In the heavens, He has pitched a tent for the sun, which is like a bridegroom coming forth from his pavilion.         … Continue reading

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Seeking the Face of God

“Look to the Lord and His strength. Seek his face always.” 1 Chronicles 16:11 Have you ever wondered what it means to seek God’s face? I recall hearing an admonition at church to “Seek God’s face, not His hands.” I … Continue reading

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IDENTITY CRISIS

Last week we dropped our youngest off at college. Between moving him into the dorm, attending a parents’ orientation and other activities, the last few hours we spent with him were interrupted a couple times. I expected the day to … Continue reading

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CHANGE IS HERE

Change has come, though not exactly the way I expected. Rather than change this blog, I decided to set up a different website to promote my middle grade novel, Sticks & Stones. The book doesn’t have a publisher yet, but … Continue reading

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Under Construction

Change is coming! If you chanced to read the page titled “My Life as a Writer,” you learned that I’ve written a novel for middle-grade readers (ages 10-15), although every adult that has read it told me it kept their … Continue reading

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Thinking by the Lake

Nothing makes me as reflective as being near a freshwater lake. Watching the motion of the water. Listening to the gentle lapping of waves against the shore. “A lake carries you into recesses of feeling otherwise impenetrable.” William Wordsworth A … Continue reading

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Father’s Day

Thirty-five years ago, I observed my first father-less Father’s Day. Just a few weeks earlier, on the day after I returned home from my junior year of college, my dad passed away. That morning, I’d heard him and my brothers … Continue reading

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Seeking God’s Face

One of my favorite Bible stories is when Jesus calls Peter out of the boat and Peter walks on the water (Matthew 14: 23-36). They’ve just finished feeding the 5,000 and Jesus sends the disciples out in the boat while … Continue reading

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