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Who Am I?

A Man’s Success

“A Man’s Success” reflection by Mary E. Latela, March 6, 2017 Have you ever read something and it linked somehow to a memory or a saying that has touched your heart?  I read a piece today by my friend @AnneLParrish, about men … Continue reading

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Freedom, Exercise of Rights

Civility in the Halls of Congress Statement by Mary E Latela, Febuary 8, 2017 We who are engaged in the future of our nation are jolted by incidents like the silencing of Senator Elizabeth Warren (D, MA)   This was the hearing … Continue reading

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Internat’l Holocaust Remembrance Day

Remembering the Holocaust, January 27, 2017 In 2005 the United Nations declared that at the end of January each year the world would mark Holocaust Remembrance Day. Elie Wiesel survived the Holocaust and he was known for leading others to remember … Continue reading

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Executive Orders without Footnotes

Executive Orders without Footnotes Reflection by Mary E Latela, 1/26/2017 In keeping with commitment to writing about post-March developments and inviting readers to share on Twitter, I scanned t   he twitter pages. It followed the weekend’s stunning women’s marches: “At least … Continue reading

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Intermission ~ Holy Week

Reflection by Mary E. Latela, November 30, 2016  

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What If Time Stops?

Reflection by Mary E. Latela, 11.22.16 Of course, I remember. I remember every detail. I was a college freshman, down in the commuter lounge waiting for friends and lunch. I remembered to call Aunt Rose to say “Happy Birthday!” She … Continue reading

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Democracy, Starting with the Truth

Reflection by Mary E. Latela, November 18, 2016   We are a people of stories. We learn about our families, our nation, about the world, from the stories transmitted to us. This has been a stressful time, this election season, … Continue reading

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The Day I Lost You is Magical

Fionnuala Kearney Reaches Brilliance in The Day I Lost You Reviewed by  Mary E. Latela on November 17, 2016 When I learned that Fionnuala Kearney had a new novel, I rushed to purchase it and read it. What a ride! … Continue reading

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Holly Jacobs is Radiant in Hold Her Heart

   Hold Her Heart by Holly Jacobs. Review by Mary E. Latela, October 12, 2016 In each of Holly Jacobs’ books, we readers are invited into a deeper understanding of the life journey, with its twists and turns, and filled … Continue reading

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Ann Garvin Shines with On Maggie’s Watch

On Maggie’s Watch reviewed by Mary E. Latela, September 22, 2016 On Maggie’s Watch, Ann Garvin’s new novel, explores how a young woman who has lost her first baby tries to move on. She moves back to her home town, … Continue reading

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