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The Spirit of Human Connection and Reunion in Alice Walker’s ‘The Color Purple’

Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize winning novel ‘The Color Purple’ is the tale of a young black girl named Celie, a victim of racism, poverty and segregation as well as oppression and sexual abuse at the hands of men. 1,562 more words


Priceless Encounter

At work today, one of the women was walking through the lobby. She stopped at the front doors and said, ‘It’s pretty cloudy outside.’ I remarked, ‘Well, it’s not supposed to rain, just be cloudy.’ She immediately turned around, exclaiming, ‘Every time I come by, you always have something positive to say. 80 more words

Learning From More Than Books

The children whose school garden this is have been learning something more than reading and writing. Yesterday, thanks to a friend, I was able to visit and see  101 more words


They Come & They Go

People, that is. The internet is like a little micro version of the world in many respects and that’s one of them. Writing on a blog like this one, the sea of faces is always churning, changing. 367 more words

Streams Of Thought

I can't deal with this shit anymore

People say that living is pain and that people must fight to survive. They may be right, but nowhere is this more obvious than within the mind of depression. 530 more words


Light in a circle of hell.

I’ve spent the day (for work, I hasten to add) at the Magistrates’ Court which serves my local area. Tomorrow, I think I’d rather spend the day in the first circle of hell. 535 more words


Suicide Prevention Day, small things, and a little flicker of light.

I was going to write a post on a whole different topic tonight – it involved liquorice – but today is World Suicide Prevention Day, something I (to my slight shame) only discovered when I logged into Facebook just now. 575 more words