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A moment of moral clarity

By Marguerite Jill Dye There comes a time in life on earth that calls for a passionate and forceful reaction, a moment when our hearts and souls determine a moral clarity of action. It’s not the time to become immune, to […]

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The Russians are coming!

By Marguerite Jill Dye I’ve considered trying my hand at writing fiction for a change, but who needs fiction when each day brings a stranger-than-life, unimaginable reality? A Russian spy ship is just offshore and our democratic election and computers […]

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An alternate American reality

By Marguerite Jill Dye “This is not reality TV we’re watching,” a homemade sign from the Women’s March read. “Men of quality do not fear equality,” another sign said. We were duped, though some of us were wary from the […]

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It can’t happen here!

By Marguerite Jill Dye I hate politics. But I have deep convictions of what’s fair and just and don’t hesitate to stand up for them. I respect authenticity and can spot insincerity a mile away. I’ve always been hyper-sensitive, but have […]

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Women hold up half the sky

By Marguerite Jill Dye “You may shoot me with your words, you may cut me with your eyes, you may kill me with your hatefulness, but still, like air, I’ll rise,” said Maya Angelou, an American poet, memoirist, and civil rights […]

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Gifts of friendship

By Marguerite Jill Dye It is such a blessing to spend time with friends from near and afar. I especially love getting together after months or years and picking up conversations where we left off as if no time has […]

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Cultivating contentment

By Marguerite Jill Dye I am ready to take angel messages to heart and make a conscious decision to focus on the positive and create more happiness in and around me in 2017. I announced this to a longtime friend […]

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A new day, a new dawn, a New Year

By Marguerite Jill Dye The winter solstice arrived, promising the coming of light in our darkest hours. The other celebrations in this season also honor illumination: Christmas worships the love and light of Christ and our highest, truest selves; Hanukkah, […]

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