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About Alan A. Malizia: Contagious Optimism! Co-Author

Retired mathematics teacher and high school athletics coach. Honors: 1988 Ct. Coach of the Year for H.S. Girls Voleyball and 2007 Inducted into the Ct. Women's Volleyball Hall of Fame. Since retiring have written two books; "The Little Red Chair," an autobiography about my life experience as a polio survivor and "A View From The Quiet Corner," a selection of poems and reflections. Presently I am a contributing author for the "Life Carrots" series primarily authored by Dave Mezzapelle of Goliathjobs.com.

Mom Forever In A Song

I offer this post written in 2016 on this Mother’s Day 2022. Though the years have passed since my mom’s passing the words and sentiments within this post hold as firm today as then and always, for no greater aspect … Continue reading

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No Greater Love

“Initial reports from the Texas Rangers have determined that the two migrants were involved in illicit transnational narcotics trafficking. They remain in the custody of US Customs and Border Patrol,” the statement from TMD officials reported. Texas National Guard Specialist … Continue reading

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The Empty Tomb

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“Pilate said to them, “The guard is yours; go secure it as best you can.” So they went and secured the tomb by fixing a seal to the stone and setting the guard. – Matthew…

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The One Truth

When the mad Carousel that is the world has run its course, there will be but One truth, that has always been from the start, remaining. It is the One Truth that stood before Pilate as the answer to his … Continue reading

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The Week That Changed The World

As we enter Holy Week we remember that two years ago we and the world entered a most unprecedented period of duress rooted in a pandemic from which many trials and challenges have sprung forth. Yet the lessons of Holy … Continue reading

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The Carpenter’s Son

“And his mother said to him: Son, why hast thou done so to us? Behold thy father and I have sought thee sorrowing. And he said to them: How is it that you sought me? Did you not know, that … Continue reading

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The Paradox Of The Cross

Jesus carried the cross an estimated distance of 650 yards. Which is a little less than a quarter of a mile. The same distance many may walk leisurely in the morning with a cup of coffee in hand or in mowing one’s lawn on a warm … Continue reading

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Reconciled

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There once was a preacher who would bring the Word of God from town to town. He was called the “Train Preacher,” because he would travel by train to evangelize. And at each stop along…

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The Lenten Journey Ends at The Cross

Unlike we, Christ came into the world not to live, but to die.  For 30 years He obeyed in being raised, nurtured and educated through His parents; Mary and foster father, Joseph.  For 3 years He taught. And for 3 … Continue reading

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The Lenten Journey

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For those who do not know, Lent is a journey. It is observed by Catholic and most other Christian denominations. The journey begins on Ash Wednesday, and lasts forty days. During that time Christians practice prayer, fasting and almsgiving. Prayer represents how we relate to God,…

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