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Linda Carty - a victim of US justice

If you haven’t already heard of the case of Linda Carty, the British/ American Grandmother currently sitting on Texas’s Death Row, you should have.  Since her conviction for murder in 2002, Linda has been on Death Row – after a series of errors resulted in her being denied adequate legal representation.   545 more words

Moment of Reprieve

Thank you

for each step

of the mysterious

unfolding of life.

Help me to honor

the tender places,

my greatest challenges —

all unsorted pieces… 9 more words


MJ Veloso gets third reprieve; won’t be in Indonesia’s next execution list

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Filipina Mary Jane Veloso has been spared by the Indonesian government from execution again
This will be the third reprieve Veloso got after she was spared from death by firing squad in…


A Reprieve from the Heat

My beloved is the mountains, And lonely wooded valleys, And resounding rivers, the whistling of love-stirring breezes, The tranquil night, At the time of rising dawn, Silent music, Sounding solitude, The supper that refreshes and deepens love – St. 184 more words

Fruit After His Kind (Gen. 1:11)


Yes everything is identifiable.

“Wasn’t that Bob Schembre’s son, I saw you chatting with?”


Trademark. Made in…….(China, Singapore, USA….). “Isn’t that the Hewlett-Packard logo?”….. 497 more words

Rotten Rind

Crash, bam! Conflicting sides! Where in mess does solution hide? Pitchforks raised, barrels poised, common sense walked out the door.
How can we even hope to find sanity’s core within rotten rind? 47 more words


Without the will to punish

The death penalty is an odd animal in the 21st century. It’s not that there is a shortage of violence and cruelty today, rather that nations try all they can to classify their state-sanctioned as something besides capital punishment. 786 more words