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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.

A Case For Guardian Angels

No evil shall befall you, nor shall affliction come near your tent, for to His Angels God has given command about you, that they guard you in all your ways. Upon their hands they will bear you up, lest you … Continue reading

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All Is Calm, All Is Bright

One year ago Christmas was as it always was. The hustle and bustle of gift shopping, tree and house decorations, cards coming and going, the anticipation of children as they looked forward to the Christmas break from school. Packed Churches … Continue reading

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Those Who Stand Between Freedom’s Life or Death.

In the Preservation of Freedom, They have stayed “vigilant”. Have we? “The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.” ― G.K. Chesterton May the valor of … Continue reading

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The Good Christmas Thief

“The Thief Who Understood Value” I was disappointed to find that the life-size Nativity was not on display in the Danielson town green some years ago. A town parks and recreation representative informed me that the display organizers had arranged … Continue reading

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Where Advent Leads; Renewed

Where Advent Leads Posted on December 15, 2015by Alan A. Malizia: Contagious Optimism! Co-Author Let’s go back and think of all the repercussions of the sin of Adam. There isn’t an Arab; there isn’t an American;  there isn’t a European; there isn’t an Asiatic … Continue reading

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Why Advent?

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Advent is a season observed in many Western Christian churches. It is the beginning of the liturgical year in the Catholic Church, as well. It is a time of both anticipation and preparation for the…

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Of Truth And Reality

A reprise blog from: March 16, 2014 Alonso Quixana (Don Quixote) is an aging gentleman who is enamored by and devours books about chivalry. He becomes so absorbed with the subject that he soon escapes reality as he fancies himself … Continue reading

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Is It ever Too Late?

The Laborers in the Vineyard “For the kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who went out early in the morning to hire laborers for his vineyard. After agreeing with the laborers for the usual daily wage, he sent them … Continue reading

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What Dreams May Come

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Hamlet: “To die, to sleep–No more–and by a sleep to say we end the heartache, and the thousand natural shocks that flesh is heir to. ‘Tis a consummation devoutly to be wished. To die, to…

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And With The Light, Darkness Fades

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” And this is the declaration which we have heard from him, and declare unto you: That God is light, and in him there is no darkness.” – John 1: 5 I have had sleepless…

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