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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.

Do It Anyway

“Do It Anyway” by: Saint Mother Teresa People are often unreasonable,illogical and self-centered;Forgive them anyway. If you are kind,people may accuse you of selfish ulterior motives;Be kind anyway. If you are successful,you will win some false friends and true enemies;Succeed … Continue reading

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To Wear The Crown: NEVER GIVE UP!

2 Timothy 4:7-8 “I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day—and not only … Continue reading

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“1776”: May God Bless and Preserve “U.S.”

“I can see that the End is more than worth all the Means.” – John Adams [July 3rd, 1776 letter from John Adams to his wife, Abigail.] “But the Day is past. The Second Day of July 1776, will be … Continue reading

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Critical Theory: A Cancer To Democracy

Critical Theory is not being taught in schools, corporations, the military, agencies or institutions, rather it is being implemented. For if it was taught, thoroughly, one would see that it is a tool. A tool with a particular function and … Continue reading

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Remembering Dad

“But the Common Man does not in the least want to found a sect. He is much more likely, for instance, to want to found a family.” – G.K. Chesterton Anthony Malizia, was born on September 14, 1911 in Settefrati, … Continue reading

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A SIGNIFICANT SPARK

“In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was without form and void, and darkness was upon the face of the deep; and the Spirit of God was moving over the face of the waters. And God … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day

I had difficulty coming up with the words that would best do justice to this Mother’s Day post. I searched my mind but found none worthy. Yet the words not found in thought were found in the heart. After a … Continue reading

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Three Most Pertinent Books On Life

“Every great literature has always been allegorical – allegorical of some view of the whole universe. The ‘Iliad’ is only great because all life is a battle, the ‘Odyssey’ is only great because all life is a journey, the Book … Continue reading

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The Empty Tomb

“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 27: 65-66 “The king lay … Continue reading

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The Wait

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