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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.

Food For Thought-Revisited/Revised

        “A man should look for what is, and not for what he thinks should be.”- Albert Einstein I recently completed reading a book titled: “Geocentrism 101,” authored by Dr. Robert Sungenis, a PhD. in Theology and … Continue reading

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Old Glory

“If your brother sins against you, go and tell him his fault, between you and him alone. If he listens to you, you have gained your brother. But if he does not listen, take one or two others along with you, … Continue reading

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The New Normal

Normal is conforming to a standard; usual, typical, traditional, or expected. New Normal is a term that has been used in a variety of contexts to imply that something which was previously abnormal has become commonplace. It has been described … Continue reading

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Division

                                                                                                        Division is defined as  disagreement between two or more groups, typically producing tension or hostility. A synonym for division is separation. The middle photo above depicts division that, all to often, degenerates into evil hateful acts of violence. The photo … Continue reading

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The Come-Back

A come-back is defined as a return. Set during the Great Depression, the film “Seabiscuit” is a tale of three lost men–Johnny “Red” Pollard, a young man whose spirit has been broken; Charles Howard, a millionaire who lost everything; and Tom … Continue reading

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The Swamp

“I am sunk in the abysmal swamp where there is no foothold; I have reached the watery depths; the flood overwhelms me.” – Psalm 69:3   We can think of at least two societal instances which, if fit the mold, can be referred to in terms … Continue reading

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Fear of Change

When he arrived at the other side in the region of the Gadarenes, two demon-possessed men coming from the tombs met him. They were so violent that no one could pass that way. “What do you want with us, Son … Continue reading

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