Neal Lemery

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I am a mentor, writer, former school board member, former District Attorney, and lawyer. I have served as a pro tem circuit court judge, and a municipal judge and Justice of the Peace. I have served on numerous local, regional, and statewide (Oregon)committees on juvenile and social justice, substance abuse, and domestic violence. I have been a foster parent, and I now mentor numerous young men in prison, working with fatherless imprisoned young men in shaping their future and giving them confidence and self worth. I am a master gardener, past president of the Oregon Justices of the Peace Association, Oregon YMCAs, retired youth accountability court judge, past president of the Tillamook Bay Community College Foundation and vice president o ...more

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Neal Lemery I try to maintain my daily routine of writing at a particular time. Julia Cameron's The Artist's Way has a discipline of "morning writes". Just write.…moreI try to maintain my daily routine of writing at a particular time. Julia Cameron's The Artist's Way has a discipline of "morning writes". Just write. Maybe the grocery list. But, write. Something good usually comes from this effort, this space in the day when you devote yourself to writing, and let it flow out of you. I believe in a writer's Muse, and try to open myself to it. I don't like to force my thoughts, but let them percolate, and then flow out.(less)
Neal Lemery Having people tell me that my writing impacted them, that they found inspiration and affirmation, that they could truly feel what I was saying. This…moreHaving people tell me that my writing impacted them, that they found inspiration and affirmation, that they could truly feel what I was saying. This is humbling, and exciting. (less)
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One Person Making A Difference

    –by Neal Lemery   The daily news can be overwhelming, and often paralyzes me into a state of inaction, frustration, and disappointment on how I fit in. I wonder if my life really has meaning. Nothing I can … Continue reading →
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A delightful, insightful read on rediscovering one's cultural and spiritual roots, as well as learning the history of migration to Hawaii from Polynesia. This is well researched, yet also is rich in personal story telling and journeys, spiritual and ...more
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