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Norma Thatcher, Author

Welcome to my blog! Sometimes I’ll offer advice about public speaking. Maybe I’ll tell you a story. Or perhaps I’ll make you laugh, teach you something interesting, or help you think a bit differently on a topic. Please consider subscribing so you don’t miss any of my posts.

 

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Be Kind, Rewind

Hello Readers. Due to a glitch last week, my post did not publish correctly, nor did emails go out. My site is being redone and it's nearly ready. Watch for a future announcement on the makeover by Michelle Coe and Tim Griffin. Here is a link to...

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Want To Watch A Movie?

Want To Watch A Movie?

My kids loved going to Blockbuster. Tim especially loved roaming the store, steadfastly comparing various movies before finally making his choice. And I do mean “finally.” There were times I could have been halfway through the hardback version of...

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Sounds That Go “Aww” in the Night

Sounds That Go “Aww” in the Night

I live in the countryside so it's usually very quiet at night. Since it's just my husband, me, and the dog who are here, there's not even much household noise after 10 p.m. Grace the beagle is an excellent sleeper. About the only noise she makes in...

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Goodnight Who?

Goodnight Who?

Have you ever read a book so many times that it literally starts to fall apart? As you can see in the photo, such is the case with my children’s...

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Time For The Telling

Time For The Telling

This story has waited for three years. God’s time says today is the day to tell it. During the Christmas season of 2017, my cousin Beth emailed me...

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Tap Tap Tap

Tap Tap Tap

My friend Ken shared this story of his five-year-old great-niece Eloise: The occasion was the funeral of Ken’s elderly mother (Eloise’s...

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A Little Bit Of Light

A Little Bit Of Light

In times of deep darkness, we not only need light —we need to be light for one another.  – Parker J. Palmer Forgive me if I’m repeating myself from...

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A Simple Prayer

A Simple Prayer

I wrote the below prayer around fifteen years ago. I've occasionally dusted it off, revised the final paragraph to suit a particular time or need...

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