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It Must Be Love

Having a baby can often bring couples together but it can also place immense strain on the relationship. It’s not surprising really when you’re constantly tired, stressed, and overwhelmed with responsibilities to end up focussing solely on the baby rather than on each other. 648 more words

We Are Built To Be Kind

We’ve all heard the phrase ‘survival of the fittest’, born from the Darwinian theory of natural selection. UC Berkeley psychologist Dacher Keltner adds nuance to this concept by delving deeper into Darwin’s idea that sympathy is one of the strongest human instincts — sometimes stronger than self-interest.


Does grief make you a social misfit?

I’ve been off blogging for a while. Busy building a house and being pregnant (that means ill in my case), which just meant I’ve have no time and nothing to say for myself (unless it involved upset over kitchen handles or bathroom tiles, which nobody needs to know about). 1,160 more words

Sanyama: The Case of Adam Smith


Neither is it those circumstances only, which create pain or sorrow, that call forth our fellow-feeling. Whatever is the passion which arises from any object in the person principally concerned, an analogous emotion springs up, at the thought of his situation, in the breast of every attentive spectator. 3,842 more words


Screams in God's Pillow - a poem

Part One

Over all the world, the Angels Cry.

Over every empty belly and bowl of every hungry child, the Angels Ache.

For every man who stands penniless… 588 more words


Dear sisters: I need you

Where are the shoulder(s) I need to cry on, when I’m feeling way too much pressure from my non-work/life balance?

Can you listen to me from above? 349 more words

Sisterly Love

Evening Mediation | 28 January 2015

“Wealth may leave thee, health may fail thee, friends may forsake thee, and life itself expire; but God’s paternal love, and Christ’s fraternal sympathy, will never, never change.”

Octavius Winslow

Evening Meditation