DPR Guest Essays

Essays as heard on Delmarva Public Radio

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Is God angry? Delmarva Public Radio Essayist George Merrill writes too many have been saying so. But, Merrill writes, we should give God a break.

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Nature can teach us many things. Delmarva Public Radio Essayist George Merrill writes it's the wild things that teach us to hang on.

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A moment of true empathy passed by this last holiday season as former Vice President Joe Biden comforted Meghan McCain whose father Senator John McCain is suffering from brain cancer. Delmarva Public Radio Essaying George Merrill remarks on the tenderness in these rancorous times.

Essay: In From the Cold

Jan 12, 2018
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Winter has brought a cold chill to the region with many bundling up for the winter. As Delmarva Public Radio Essayist George Merrill gazed out on the cold landscape from the warmth of his home, he notes the material advantages that we take for granted.

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There is the hustle and bustle of modern life, when others may seem incidental to the tasks laid out before use in a our daily lives. Delmarva Public Radio Essayist George Merrill writes we should slow down a bit and pay more attention to caring for others.

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Often people are seen gripping their smartphones while strolling down the street or perhaps engaged in the devices while among friends. Delmarva Public Radio's Essayist George Merrill believes we have fallen victim to "The Body Snatchers."

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Consumerism often blocks out the higher purpose in life. Delmarva Public Radio Essayist George Merrill writes that he see some light amidst the clutter of this materialism.

Essay: Awareness of Being

Nov 10, 2017
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Delmarva Public Radio Essayist Goerge Merrill finds wonder in the observation of solitude.

Essay: Memory

Oct 30, 2017
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Memory can be fleeting or remain fixed in one's mind. Delmarva Public Essayist George Merrill ponders why the trivial and the dramatic seem to stay with you.

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Levis. They're not just for work anymore. Delmarva Public Radio Essayist George Merrill writes, indeed, they have become a fashion statement.

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