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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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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 a past blog, but my favorite public space in my home is the smallest room in the house, the...

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Will Our Mystery Blogger Sign In Please?

Will Our Mystery Blogger Sign In Please?

“Guest Blogging” is where someone writes a post in place of another person’s usual blog, but it’s typically done with a purpose: to promote the guest’s products, services, book, or their own corporate or personal brand. For example, if I owned a...

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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 (such as Lent), and shared it with some folks. It's actually an embodied prayer in that it has...

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Did Sister Hugs Nail It?

Did Sister Hugs Nail It?

We see many worthy quotes on Facebook. Some inspire us to be kind not only to others but also to ourselves. There are those that remind us that...

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The Circle of Family

The Circle of Family

A child dying before a parent is something that no mom or dad should ever face. Whether that child is six months, six years, or fifty-six years, the...

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Advice From An Unlikely Source

Advice From An Unlikely Source

My guess is that at some time in your life you have read something written by a company called Your True Nature. I gave one of their bookmarks to my...

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The Soft Skill of Writing Thanks

The Soft Skill of Writing Thanks

My sister Barbara told me today that it’s up to her and me to save the lost art of writing thank-you notes. Although our other sister Beverly and my...

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The Luminosity of Friendship

The Luminosity of Friendship

One of the many issues I studied while we were building our own house was that of interior lighting; how will the home be illuminated at the dimming...

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