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Where's kindness?

I’ve been angry these past couple of weeks after I heard about Robin Williams’ suicide. My anger is not directed at him but at those who were callous enough to call him selfish, cowardly or worse for choosing when to leave the world. 607 more words

Inconsolable Loss

Robin Williams’ death two weeks ago has reminded us all of how devastating deep depression can be and of how thoughts of suicide plague so many individuals. 675 more words



“I am convinced that the deepest desire within each of us is to be liberated from the controlling influences of our own psychic madness or patterns of fear. 528 more words


A Body in the Street

Dateline: New York Times — Ferguson, Mo. 

By Julie Bosman and Joseph Goldstein: AUG. 23, 2014

“Just after noon on Saturday, Aug. 9, Michael Brown was shot dead by a police officer… For about four hours, in the unrelenting summer sun, his body remained where he fell. 400 more words


Foolishness of Faith

I get why some people stop going to church because it feels stale, lacks relevance for their daily lives, does a poor job of fostering meaningful relationships, and seems disconnected from the real needs of hurting humanity (and ends up actually hurting far too many people). 492 more words

Memento Mori

Remember that you will die. In reflection what do you now deem important? Some will say travel/explore more. I will say it is a way of life, not a flight-ticket. 125 more words

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