Tag Archives: Michael D. O’Brien

In From The Wilderness

In From The Wilderness Lying there in low spirits, he also felt afraid of God, because during prayer he had fallen into helpless crying, accusing God of being a failure as a father, “You weren’t there! You are not there … Continue reading

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Opening Paragraphs

Opening Paragraphs. In The Beginning.  I retrieved my luggage from the carousel and rolled the bag with its small squeaking plastic wheels into the arrivals hall of Ottawa International Airport. Jetlagged, but relieved to have passed immigration, I saw my … Continue reading

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Welcome, Number Four.

Until today, there were three, living  authors, that if they write something, I will make sure that I buy and read it. The three are: Michael D. O’brien    Andra Watkins James Rebanks Today, I added a fourth,  L. B … Continue reading

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Note To Self, Do Again.

Today, I took the advice of blogging mentor, Kurt Harden and unplugged for twelve hours of an “Analogue Sunday” It was refreshing  and I suggest you try it yourself.  No “technology or TV for a day” A rainy day in … Continue reading

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Of Course, A Holiday

I remember this sentence from a book I am almost finished reading,  by Michael D O’Brien,  The Fool of New York City. “. . . or it could be a case of your brain just needing a holiday and taking … Continue reading

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Opening Paragraphs

“You awake from a dream. The dream dissolves in the frosted breath of your mouth. From where you lie on the bed’s metal springs, you can see a window permitting light to enter the room. You see rooftops of a … Continue reading

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On Deck

One of my favorite authors is Michael D. O’Brien.  As I review my bookshelf, I have thirteen of his books, which I believe is close to, if not all his published works. A remarkable storyteller, here is the link to … Continue reading

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