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Fortress_Book_ImageHi, and thanks so much for stopping by!  We’re excited to announce that Debbie’s latest book has just been released!  It’s called From Fortress to Freedom. Please take a moment to preview the book here with our compliments.

Debbie’s previous book, co-written with Lisa Browne Joiner, is The Mom’s Guide to Surviving West Point.  You’ll find more info here on the site, plus links to buy her books on Amazon.com.

Read, enjoy, and subscribe to Debbie’s blog, Living Free, and book Debbie to speak to your group or organization.  It’s all here.


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A Well-Disciplined Child

A child peers through glass at the world outdoors. A parent stands beside, watching, waiting. “What is that, Mommy?” “It is a bird, dear - a flower - a cloud - a tree.” The child asks continually. The world is beautiful. “Mommy, what about that!?” and a chubby finger, pointing, touches the glass. “That is a mess. Look at the fingerprints on our window.” Rub her nose in it: bad ...
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Good Friday 2020 – a meditation

Thanks be to God. O Lord, with a tiny, invisible pathogen, you have shaken all the institutions of man. We have been haughty, relying on governments to keep us safe. We have been arrogant, believing we can understand all things, control all things, improve all things through science. We have been foolish, refusing the lessons of history and economics, striving continually for more and bigger and better, holding to our ...
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THE LATEST FROM THE “LIVING FREE” BLOG

A Well-Disciplined Child

A child peers through glass at the world outdoors. A parent stands beside, watching, waiting. “What is that, Mommy?” “It is a bird, dear - a flower - a cloud - a tree.” The child asks continually. The world is beautiful. “Mommy, what about that!?” and a chubby finger, pointing, touches the glass. “That is a mess. Look at the fingerprints on our window.” Rub her nose in it: bad ...
Read More

Good Friday 2020 – a meditation

Thanks be to God. O Lord, with a tiny, invisible pathogen, you have shaken all the institutions of man. We have been haughty, relying on governments to keep us safe. We have been arrogant, believing we can understand all things, control all things, improve all things through science. We have been foolish, refusing the lessons of history and economics, striving continually for more and bigger and better, holding to our ...
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Broken Legs

I walk on broken legs. It's a start of a poem, perhaps. But I don't have those words yet. When I first wrote the sentence, it was early in the morning; I woke with the words in my mouth. I had unclear images - the pain of walking on an unsupported broken bone (which I know from experience) - the thought of having a cast that is taken off too ...
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