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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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What Language Are You Speaking?

What Language Are You Speaking?

Sometimes I’m yanked back to my Western Pennsylvania roots without warning. This occurred yesterday when I saw a Facebook post of a friend from my hometown and high school. This friend must be one of the nicest men on God’s earth. I don’t believe...

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A Voice In The Night

A Voice In The Night

Reading bedtime stories to my children was a favorite part of each day for me. I read aloud to both Laura and Tim long past the age when they could read for themselves. I wish I could remember the last book I read to each of them. It was a...

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A Vision of American Womanhood

A Vision of American Womanhood

If I ever wanted to be someone else, it was when I was twelve. My mother must have cut my poker-straight hair for my school picture that year. It’s...

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The Opposite of Hoarding

The Opposite of Hoarding

My friend Pat and I talk about downsizing material goods and “getting rid of stuff” nearly every time we’re together. Pat says she tries to follow...

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Don’t Be Ranunculus!

Don’t Be Ranunculus!

Somehow I became a fan and collector of Marjolein Bastin's work without knowing it and without intention. Marjolein is a 75-year-old Dutch artist....

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God Works In Mysterious Ways

God Works In Mysterious Ways

  God does work in mysterious ways, and many people believe that the phrase is from the Bible. But it is not. Rather, it’s a paraphrase from...

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