The Joy, The Mary Dyer Story (excerpt)


“My life not availeth me

in comparison to

the liberty of the Truth.” – Mary Dyer


Painting by Howard Pyle, of Mary Dyer being led to the gallows (public domain), painted circa 1905.(Mary Dyer, alone, speaking from her cell the early morning of June 1, 1660. In real time, and in memory.)

Is life the most important part of freedom? Is choice?

I’ll hang today or I’ll go home to my family. I’ll sleep in my husband’s arms or I’ll swing at the end of a rope. My choice.


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