The Prayer

Dedicated to my cyber friend, Julie and her hubby Ants. Holding you in my heart.


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About The Persecution of Mildred Dunlap

The year 1895 was filled with memorable historical events: the Dreyfus Affair divided France; Booker T. Washington gave his Atlanta address; Richard Olney, United States Secretary of State, expanded the effects of the Monroe Doctrine in settling a boundary dispute between the United Kingdom and Venezuela; and Oscar Wilde was tried and convicted for "gross indecency" under Britian's recently passed law that made sex between males a criminal offense. When the news of Wilde's conviction went out over telegraphs worldwide, it threw a small Nevada town into chaos. This is the story of what happened when the lives of its citizens were impacted by the news of Oscar Wildes' imprisonment. It is chronicle of hatred and prejudice with all its unintended and devastating consequences, and how love and friendship bring strength and healing. Paulette Mahurin, the author, is a Nurse Practitioner who lives in Ojai, California with her husband Terry and their two dogs--- Max and Bella. She practices women's health in a rural clinic and writes in her spare time. All profits from her book are going to animal rescue, Santa Paula Animal Shelter, the first and only no-kill shelter in Ventura County, CA, where she lives. (see links below on Ventura County Star Article & Shelter) To find out more please go the The Persecution of Mildred Dunlap on facebook or Amazon or e-mail us at the gavatar addresses. Thank you. (photos: of Paulette, her family, and a reading at The Ojai Art Center, July 2012)
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20 Responses to The Prayer

  1. seeker says:

    Great minds think alike. I just said a prayer over at Ela’s blog.

  2. Thanks for sharing, Paulette.

  3. Denise Hisey says:

    I enjoyed the music, and hope your friends feel your love through your dedication of the song!

  4. natuurfreak says:

    I’m so happy you are sharing this with us Paulette

  5. I hadn’t heard that song in ages. It is so beautiful makes me cry.

  6. jmgoyder says:

    You are so kind – thank you Paulette!

  7. fournier0917 says:

    I believe in the word that tells of love expressed with believable emotions, from the heart , as i have just watched and heard by these two young people. That speaks volumes over the sanctimonious caned righteous platitude designed by those who claim to be echoing the voice of the heavens. Thank you for sharing this beautiful moment.

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