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When Tragedy Strikes...


When tragedy strikes, the natural human response is to ask questions and seek answers. And so often, while in search of those answers, the tendency is to blame others or a situation for the tragedy or loss.  487 more words

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An Obituary - Ode To Common Sense

I publish this obituary with acknowledgement and admiration for the anonymous person (not me) who penned it in its original form.

Today, we mourn the loss of a much loved and close friend. 512 more words

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LeBron James Will NOT Win Another NBA Championship Unless...

There is a saying that “nothing grows in the shadow of a great oak tree.” The general idea is that a taller tree tends to block out sunlight from reaching other vegetation below, which can stunt growth. 397 more words

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"You're fired!"

A few weeks ago, I read an article about an employee who wrote an open letter about her boss regarding her “lousy pay.” Well, her action did not sit well with her boss, and she was promptly fired. 492 more words


Trump Or Clinton? You Have Got To Be Kidding

Man, I love politics. Seriously, I do. What is there not to love?

Think about it. No. Think about this: Two of the most loathsome, despicable, ghastly candidates, that could ever be found crawling under some rock, are favoured to run for President of the United States. 766 more words

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Beyoncé...Powerful Homage to Black Power?

The following is a post by Teri Miller Barker originally posted on her Facebook page on February 9, 2016.

“Okay, so I here I go again with another counter-culture comment. 390 more words

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The Media: Does The Mainstream Media Use Fear To Distract People?

If one was to look into what was taking place in the news, there is a strong chance their inner experience would change. This is something that will take place regardless of whether they were to read something or if they were to watch something, for instance. 1,182 more words