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steven-belanger's picture
Jul.08.2011
          Photo 1: Elmsgrove Cemetery, NH.  Notice the doorknob on the upper left.  And think: What if something were to suddenly peer at you from the hole? Photo 2: Weeping willow, or tree, or fountain design.  Cemetery in the middle of a gravel road in the...
margie-marybelle-mckinnon's picture
Apr.15.2011
“To be, or not to be, that is the question: Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, Or to take arms against a sea of troubles”  Several years ago I went to the movie theater towatch a film called  A Thousand Acres. I was only vaguely aware of its theme...
margie-marybelle-mckinnon's picture
Jul.07.2010
I've been thinking lately about silence and how it is the number one reason why childhood sexual abuse is epidemic. It is not a topic of conversation that people are comfortable with. As the founder of The Lamplighters, an international movement for recovery from incest and childhood sexual abuse,...
margie-marybelle-mckinnon's picture
Apr.16.2010
A few months ago I was speaking to a local community organization on the subject of child sexual abuse. The President of the organization had invited both my husband and myself to dinner for their weekly meeting and I had been excited about another way to reach the community regarding the...
margie-marybelle-mckinnon's picture
Apr.03.2010
April is Child Sexual Abuse month. It heightens my awareness of the need to stop this deadly epidemic.  We need more Lamplighter Chapters, a place for victims to go to tell their story; we need an army. Part of my goal is to give a clear understanding of what is going on with this subject.  So many...
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May.05.2009
Title:   A Spark of Heavenly FireAuthor:   Pat BertramPublisher:   Second Wind PublishingPublisher's Address: 931-B South Main Street, Box 145, Kernersville, NC 27284ISBN number: 978-1-935171-23-2Price: $18.00Publisher website address: www.secondwindpublishing.com Review by Aaron Paul LazarAuthor...