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Helping Children Develop Empathy

From reading yesterday’s post, “Learning a Lesson,” a friend asked me what I had done to help instill empathy in Will. I didn’t have a direct answer. 338 more words


Pride of El Castillo

By Dr. Becki Cohn-Vargas, Not In Our School Director

Upstanders come in many forms. We hear about those who lead movements for social justice, but rarely do we hear about the people who quietly live their lives and stand up just by the fortitude they show in staying the course against great odds. 270 more words


The Consciousness of Trees

Trees are Earths living Library, her consciousness weaves through the eco-systems web-of-life <3

Monday, July 7, 2014 at 12:29PM

The Consciousness of Trees
In this real-life model of forest resilience and regeneration, Professor Suzanne Simard shows that all trees in a forest ecosystem are interconnected, with the largest, oldest, “mother trees” serving as hubs. 28 more words


misswillow1974 reblogged this on Willow Andreasson's Journey Into The Mysteries of Life and commented:

Another amazing post by dear Annette. I have often felt... actually, KNOWN, that trees can communicate beyond even the capabilities demonstrated in this wonderful video. They also listen... never underestimate their capacity to listen. Watch this amazing video... and bear in mind some sagely Sisterly advice from my beautiful sibling - 'if you look after the trees, they will look after you'. Thank you Annette x x x

The Spiritual Heart

Sometimes, life takes a stab at us

Creating so much fear, it is possible to lose hope

Faith is our frontier, must be our purpose… 262 more words


Pray for Lost Souls

It is so easy to hate others who do harm to others. However, why do they act the way they do? Surely, it does not make them feel happy. 486 more words


Benefit Sanctions and DWP Staff

It’s a while since I’ve been on JSA, and even then there was a sense of arrogance in the atmosphere of those buildings, although I used to get a smile or two out of the security guards. 770 more words



You stay because despair is a self sustaining beast. You start believing the foul words that are heaped upon you in daily doses, the physical abuse becomes an extension of the verbal. 204 more words