Mark Saucier
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I went to a Christmas party the other evening. Like most seasonal soirees, the food was tasty and plentiful. The conversation was lively, engulfed in laughter. But, there wasn’t a drop of … more
Three people had died and were waiting at heaven’s gate for their papers to be processed. Making conversation, St. Peter asked them what words they would like to hear as they lay in their … more
We spent a month — no, it was a long weekend — caring for some of our grandchildren while their parents were out of town. There were four of them, 5 and under, abetted by a dog. There were only … more
In addition to the hours of cooking, schlepping of kids and casseroles, and biting your tongue at an in-law’s political rant, Thanksgiving is our one national day of giving thanks. That is a lot … more
I remember my grandmother, seeing someone down on their luck, saying, “There but for the grace of God go I.” I doubt that she knew that was attributed to John Bradford, a 16th-century English … more
Walking into the obstetrics unit, I noticed a young bearded man kneeling in the corner of the waiting room. He sat back on his heels, lips whispering words, and then leaned to touch his forehead to … more
Leaving the airport, I pulled to the side of the street to get my bearings. I studied my many options on the signs ahead, then the harbor to my right caught my eye. The water lapping against … more
The Pharisees tried to get Him on taxes, but Jesus went all Solomon with His “Render unto Caesar.” They thought they’d take another shot — this time with the law. A scholar asked the … more
It is dark to the west. Rain is not as much threatened as promised in the silence of the sky and the stillness of the leaves. It is not a storm, more like nature just needs a good … more
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