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‘Forgiveness is the fragrance of the violet which still clings fast to the heel that crushed it.’-George Roemisch

Today, I find myself depressed. Not so thoroughly depressed as to make me inactive, but pretty close. The incident that triggered my depression is something I have known was coming for a while. But even a fore-knowledge of what is … Continue reading

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As of February 16, 365 people had died in the Egyptian protests

Did I say I would write again this week? Yeah, I guess that’s right, I did. Have you ever broken a resolution, but had a really good excuse? Me too. This past week, I could claim that working full time … Continue reading

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A day on, not a day off

One year, Hubby and I volunteered to help serve a Thanksgiving meal for the homeless. We arrived at 7am and had such a great time working with the group to set up tables and chairs that we stayed on an … Continue reading

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There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but never a time when we fail to protest – Elie Wiesel

Once a week, I go to the church I attend and help a fellow parishner as he gives financial aid and help to those in need. He is constrained by how much and how often people can ask for assistance, … Continue reading

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A hungry man is not a free man.-Adlai E. Stevenson

Looks can be deceiving, as the old adage, ‘Don’t judge a book by its cover’ admonishes us. A good friend of mine, after graduating from college and landing her first job, found herself in quite a pickle. A single mom, … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to the Guy Who Passed me on the Grass This Morning

Dear man in the really large SUV, Morning traffic is bad. It’s aggravating. And the geniuses who planned our little city did not help matters when they chose to place the only high school, only middle school and two elementary … Continue reading

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Pretty

I had to share this….

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