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Independence versus Compliance

I have lived life both as an independent person and one who relied on others to make my decisions and create change in my life.  People like my Mother who forcefully made my decisions, paid money to eradicate my debts, and made it easy for me to not stand for myself and my children.   814 more words

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Last month I returned to my home of birth Melbourne, on Tuesday I went to my actual home, Singapore, not to leave it at that I now return to my spiritual home, Aonang in Thailand. 204 more words


The Diving Bell and The Butterfly (and also the algorithm)

I was watching yesterday a film about the true story of the editor of Elle Magazine ( Jean-Dominique Bauby ), who had a stroke, and when he woke up from his three-week coma, he could no longer move any part of his body or express himself, except for the left eye. 309 more words


Neurologically Devastated Children, Joe Egg, and Religious Coping

Obligatory Introductory Quotations

“I only know we don’t live twice, / therefore – shun death, is my advice”

Robert Browning, Arcades Ambo


“You lived what anybody gets, Bernie. 1,555 more words


Jawara McIntosh

I read this article from Mr. Jackie, the HSK.

Jawara McIntosh is the son of later reggae singer Peter Tosh. Peter Tosh was a human rights activist and an original founding member of The Wailers, alongside Bob Marley and Bunny Wailer. 223 more words

Issues Of The Heart

Being Here

The difference
between being here
and being gone,
a matter of moments
might be,
A feeling of something
a sudden gasp, a cry
then unconsciousness, 209 more words


Miracle Dog Honored for Bringing Owner Out of Coma Early

This lovable pup is a miracle-worker!

Andy Szasz was admitted to the hospital with pneumonia and placed in a medically induced coma after overcoming bowel cancer. 59 more words