Monthly Archives: April 2014

Author tells readers to Live Intentionally by Galen Simmons, Advance Reporter

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A Melville author released her latest book on Amazon.ca April 8, reaching #3 on the website’s bestseller’s list for the week after it was released. Susan Harris – whose most recent titles include Little Copper Pennies and Little Copper Pennies … Continue reading

Interview with Susan Harris at Vision and Verse

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Good Morning, Susan. Welcome to Vision and Verse, the Place for Arts and Artists. What have you written?  Four books- Golden Apples in Silver Settings (2011, White Lily Press), Little Copper Pennies: Celebrating the Life of the Canadian one-cent piece … Continue reading

In the Presence of Greatness – An Excerpt

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(… indicates missing lines. The photos are not included in the book.) The year 1985 was unlike any other year… On Tuesday, February 5th, 1985, the head of the Roman Catholic Church, Pope John Paul II, paid a visit to … Continue reading

Because of Grace

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“Being born into a Christian family does not make you a Christian any more than standing in a garage makes you a car.” My pastor’s words ring in my ears today as an adult as it did when I was … Continue reading

Eulogy for Conrad Harris

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In memory of Conrad Harris Wednesday, 16th July, 1924 – Thursday, 27th March, 2014 THOMAS: Good afternoon friends, relatives, well-wishers and family. It is with pride that I recall Daddy, who lived a productive life as husband, father, friend. Book-keeper, … Continue reading

Vessels in the Night (preview of book)

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Living Intentionally: Having lived in three of the provinces in this huge land of Canada, and travelled through others, I’ve met the most delightful and caring people. They’ve embraced me, helped me settle in, loved my energy. They intrigue me … Continue reading

Why I Write

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Writing itself is inconsequential, unless it becomes a means to an end. In my first book, Golden Apples in Silver Settings, I express my thoughts, values and passions, convinced that the audiences who were inspired in earlier years had given … Continue reading

Dancing with the Moose (preview of book)

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The phantom reared from the shadowy grey and disappeared again. I grasped the steering wheel, the moisture on my palms eroding the grip I so desperately needed. The bones in my knuckles were four anticlines, the valleys among them deep. … Continue reading