Category Archives: alcoholism

Seven Times Seventy

RETURN ENGAGEMENT Flash Fiction by Charles McKelvy The young man hung his head as the Correctional Officer, or CO, led him back into the prison he vowed to never set foot in again. Ever. And yet, here he was, shackled … Continue reading

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Trick Photography

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Northern Nights

(Conway, Michigan) I retreated with friends at the Augustine Center for Saint Patrick’s Weekend and have much to say about all the insights and wisdom received on March 16, 17, and 18, such as: “To goodness and wisdom we make … Continue reading

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Headin’ North

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Flash Fiction

The Last Train to Slipsville Flash Fiction By Charles McKelvy George settled in the aisle seat and couldn’t help but notice that the young man in the window seat was watching the ballgame on his device. “Mind if I look … Continue reading

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Having Had a Spiritual Awakening . . .

(December 18, 2005) I was out for my Sunday run before Mass.  I was heading east along Youngren Road here in Harbert, Michigan watching the sky redden in the east. And then it hit me—literally hit me—I was powerless over … Continue reading

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