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Our Own Constructed Reckoning

There are many things occurring right now in the world and I am trying to catch my breath.

Last week I wrote and wrote trying to make sense of all that is happening, but my reflections were all over the place and I didn’t feel comfortable posting anything. 1,026 more words

Several Vigils Held In Connecticut After Violent White Supremacist Rally

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP and CBS Connecticut) — Several vigils were held in Connecticut following violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, during a white supremacist rally.

Three people were killed Saturday and dozens were injured as white nationalists protested the city’s decision to remove a Confederate monument. 162 more words


Not My Circus, Not My Monkeys.

Apologies first for improper grammar, I am currently using my cellphone to write this out.

This is the last and final time I will say anything about this issue. 450 more words


Could there ever be a non-violent war?

After watching and reading the autobiography of one of the most inspirational human beings of the Earth’s existence, Gandhi, I began to question whether his hope could ever come true and whether the world could resolve its infinite issues without the need for violence. 174 more words


Middle-School Students Push 'Baskets Not Bullets'

(CBS) — Marchers walked for peace in Humboldt Park on Saturday.

And while this is the 22nd year, it held a special meaning for two 14-year-olds. 266 more words


Using Healing Cards in a Grad/Undergraduate University Course

The last week has been emotionally brutal for me. You may imagine that by this statement something painful or terrible has occurred in my life, but this is not the case. 932 more words

Pro-life activists ostracised by anti-abortion and anti-war groups

People talk about society being “polarised”, but it’s much worse than that. “Polarised” suggests that there are only two poles, but when pro-life activists are rejected by both anti-abortion and anti-war groups, then it’s not polarisation but fragmentation. 627 more words