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Follow Up to Pride or Love 

I waited with a heavy heart for my daughter to come home. I kept seeing the image of her face as she drove away. It’s not easy being a mom sometimes. 332 more words


tomorrow I STAND

I don’t consider myself political. Not at all. I’m not the person that debates politics or tries to change another human being’s political beliefs. But in looking back at my history of advocacy on behalf of children with disabilities, at my core belief of celebrating diversity – I can’t help but speak out. 463 more words


Keep your dreams alive

Keep your dreams alive,
Cherish them in spite of all.
However long is the drive,
Listen to your heart’s call.

Iaroslav                                                     Monday 17.05.2010
Image credit: Veronika Ronkos, “ 10 more words


Good dreams

Not only dream your good dreams,
But also pursue them.
However hard it seems –
Keep going toward your gem.
Iaroslav                                                     Tuesday 17.01.2017


Speak or Suffer

Today we celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  He’s best known for his leadership in the Civil Rights movement in the 50’s and 60’s, and his “I have a Dream” speech during the 1963 March on Washington.  326 more words


Do You Think She's Brave?

I am not sure I have ever been so scared for a piece to be published… Here we go! I am practicing my badass bravery even though I feel like I may vomit. 104 more words


Martin Luther King, Jr. Quotes

In the midst of hateful name-calling, bullying, and divisive words from the PEOTUS these past months, we celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. a man who walked the walk of peace, stood up to oppression and injustice, and died much too soon. 61 more words