Author Archives: Scott Linscott

About Scott Linscott

Living life to the fullest, walking in the dust of my Rabbi, creating art through photography and written word, speaking words of hope and encouragement at conferences, workshops, church and civic gatherings.

Summarizing My Father’s Life

Donald W. Linscott Jr, (9/21/32 – 3/29/20) Donald W. Linscott Jr, (9/21/32 – 3/29/20) of Auburn, Maine passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 29 at the Maine Veteran’s Home in Scarborough, Maine after a long battle with diabetes resulting in … Continue reading

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Will your Rotary club meet the 100% challenge?

Following a presentation that I made at our District 7780 Rotary gathering at Fort Williams in Cape Elizabeth, Maine during the summer of 2019, the District Governor, Andrew Glazier, asked, “why couldn’t we make this a challenge for all our … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Merry Christmas! Here’s our 2019 brag letter about how awesome everything is. I’ve been out of prison for 3 months now and am adjusting well. Robin took me back in but she does not like the cool prison tat I … Continue reading

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Is church important anymore?

I remember sitting in the back row at church, as a kid, wearing my shoulder pads, my Giants jersey, my football pants and my cleats. And I wasn’t the only one. It was our Sunday morning attire before our youth … Continue reading

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Debate Policy but Love People

I am afraid to write what is hurting my heart this morning because it will likely bring comments and reactions that add more hurt. My issue is my own lack of understanding of my brothers and sisters in Christ. I … Continue reading

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My amazing girl…

Allow me to gush about this woman … the mother of my children. I met her in college. She was a science major on a pre-vet track. She was heading to classes and labs all day and studied like a … Continue reading

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Happy Liver Day!

“What would the world be like without Captain Hook?” “What if Clarence never jumped into the river to save George Bailey and Zuzu’s pedals?” It’s the age-old, “what if I wasn’t here” question that mankind has wondered for years. It … Continue reading

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Which are you?

Do you need some resurrecting? On Saturday, all was quiet while Jesus was in the grave. Friends and supporters sat weeping with loss and dashed dreams. Detractors were gloating and feeling some relief at finally being proved right and getting … Continue reading

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Locked up or freed?

Some of you know that I see more in my photographs than the obvious. Things I photograph often speak to me. Today, while I walked around a historic train yard, these old padlocks and weathered chain drew my eye. In … Continue reading

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I’ve been up to something new and fun…

I told her she could be anything she set her mind to but she wasn’t buying it. I told her I could write books like the books we were reading and she laughed. Continue reading

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Why do you go to church? Or, why not?

I’ve been doing some studying … mostly because I’m coming to the end of my six months of messages and teachings for the church I serve and am asking God what’s next. In the process I am looking in the … Continue reading

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Surviving Quicksand

It’s been said that, “a donkey will sink in quicksand, but a mule won’t.” Rubbish. First, why is quicksand not a big deal anymore? When I was a kid, quicksand was in lots of movies, shows and cartoons. I think … Continue reading

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PTSD/Anxiety Makes No Sense

My anxiety/PTSD is racing. I have no worries, apart from this being Day 10 of the latest antibiotic course fighting the most recent respiratory infection. My life is beyond anything I ever imagined. So what’s the problem? Well, I did … Continue reading

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Shhhh…

“The priority of Jesus’ solitude and silence is everywhere in the Gospels. It’s how he began his ministry. It’s how he made important decisions. It’s how he dealt with troubling emotions like grief. It’s how he dealt with the constant … Continue reading

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Close the book? No, thank you.

I’ll cry today. I know it. Some of my tears will be triggered by tears I see on the faces of people I love and others will come at my own sadness of a relationship suspended. Relationship suspended. I’ve cried … Continue reading

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