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The more I see

True to it’s word, March went out like a lamb, albeit, one dressed in lion’s clothing. Saudi Arabia has finally joined in the festivities taking place in the Middle East, as it’s military launched airstrikes in… 150 more words

Civil Rights

Mothers and Sons

On Saturday evening March 28th I once again found myself outside of the Station Theater in Urbana Illinois. I stopped to take a few photos and then headed inside to see if there were any seats available. 418 more words


This is what I wanted to tell you about today: some sober revelations I’ve been having. And they’re all about compassion – COMPASSION, for chrissakes! Not something I was very generously gifted with. 757 more words

Choosing Sobriety


How do we explain our need to feel respected by others? Is there something in the human condition or is it the conditioning of and by society that causes us to feel wounded when we sense someone has disrespected us? 649 more words

Empathy In Action


I wanted to do something a little different this week. The theme for this month is Compassion and so I thought I would start by talking about how people have used food to express compassion. 113 more words

Nurses Are Not Special

I have been a Nurse since I was 19 years old.  It is such an enormous part of who I am as a person.  Even when I am not at work, if I see someone in need I always stop everything to help.   470 more words


Conquering yourself...

“If they respect you, respect them. If they disrespect you, you still respect them. Do not allow the actions of others to decrease your good manners, because you represent yourself, not others.” 1,429 more words