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Luck – The Humbling Unpredictability of the Dinosaur-Filled Island of Life

As much as my spiritual side would love to believe that everything happens for a reason, and as much as my idealistic side cheers and gives a fist pump every time it declares, “All you have to do is… 1,045 more words

Autism

Honoring Cecil: Compassion for The Compassionless

The killing of Cecil the lion is despicable in every way. While killing an animal for sport is tantamount to murder, it doesn’t justify the expression of hate and threats of violence made against the hunter that have followed. 165 more words

Cecil The Lion

broken people - August 4

8.4.2015

broken people

are part of our

lives

and we wonder

how Jesus can

love us

and still let us

go

through such

darkness.

but that was his… 33 more words

Poetry

Compassion Trumps Judgment: A Lesson from Dialysis Patients

As a clinical social worker, I work with very ill people with chronic conditions, amputations, and a physical attachment to a machine that performs the tasks their organs have failed to do. 642 more words

Social Work

The Rose ~ The Magdalene

This is a link to the story of a woman visiting this crop circle at Uffcott, Nr Wroughton, Wiltshire named The Rose which appeared on June 22 one month before Magdalene’s Feast day. 119 more words

Poetry

Durable goods

What durable goods do I possess? I don’t own an MRI machine, so I cannot see into minds. I do have a couch, a stove, a coffee maker, a ukulele. 151 more words

Poem

Both

Mindfulness lacking

Compassion may simply morph

Into ruthlessness

Haiku Poetry