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Random Acts of Writing

Season your life with these random acts of writing that focus on the seasons of life, the seasons of the year and the holiday seasons on the calendar. Forty-eight essays nestled within the twelve months of the year provide stimulating reading for reflection and action.

Learn the meaning of the earth’s tilt. Be surprised by wings. Appreciate the value of a good night’s sleep. Delight in the courage and wisdom of Auggie. And more.. . You don’t have to hurry through this book. In fact, you can take an entire year to read it, living with each essay one week at a time. You will grow little by little, but surely you will grow.

Although the themes will be different each week, threads of love, gratitude, kindness, humor, patience and courage will hold them together so that you can integrate them into your life—sentence by sentence, week by week, and month by month. As the author writes, “In this world, we can trace threads of meaning being woven into the fabric of daily life.” And again, this time relating to kindness specifically, “Kindness never goes out of season as it seasons our lives with the character that helps us experience the best in our humanity.”

The community is invited to the official book launch at the Beaver Dam Community Library on Tuesday, November 7 at 6 pm for a brief presentation on the book by the author, followed by a book signing for those who wish to buy the book (hardcover, softcover and ebook available also at,, and Go to the website

This book launch is just in time for Christmas, a perfect gift to help friends and loved ones grow into a fuller expression of who they are called to become.

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