Those are the first words of Julia Ward Howe’s Mother’s Day Proclamation. It was a call to action, not just to American mothers, but to all women in all nations, to come together to create peace between our countries and to repudiate the wars and violence that were being caused and prosecuted mostly by men. 466 more words
My gratitude list tonight is a two-pointer.
First, a challenging situation this morning gave me a chance to practice holding onto my center in the midst of an extremely awkward social situation that might have once caused me either to dither and apologize when I was the one who should have been apologized to, or to get angry and stony and withdrawn. 223 more words