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The Mind of a Criminal

Into Your hand I entrust my spirit. You redeem me, Lord, God of truth. Psalm 31:5

This is the Psalm I prayed today. And when I came to verse 5, I had to pause. 3,288 more words

Violence in Schools Conference Anniversary

We are coming up on the two-year anniversary of the conference that I developed the concept and co-curated which was held at Post University, Waterbury CT in May 21, 2015. 297 more words

School Safety

18 Years Out: Remembering Columbine

I was 16 and a junior at Central High School. I was sitting in genetics class taking notes off of an old over head projector. Another teacher came into the room, walking pretty quickly, and came up and whispered something into my teacher’s ear. 379 more words

Nineteen Minutes - by Jodi Picoult (2007)

Peter and Josie had been close friends since they were in diapers. They understood each other perfectly. Peter was a small, sensitive boy who didn’t really fit in with the other boys, as he was bookish instead of athletic. 258 more words

Fiction (all Types)

High School Does End

My previous post based on the episode from the TV show “Criminal Minds” has given me food for thought. In that episode, ten years after a school shooting occurred at their high school, there was one group that saw continued to see themselves as above the others. 715 more words

Are we really prepared?

One of the most common things people think about preparedness is surviving the outdoors or maybe a natural disaster!  But what kind of other disasters are there we need to be prepared for?  61 more words


Again? AGAIN? How Many Babies Have To Die?

I am a liberal. A progressive. A no-war, all peace, hippy dippy Nonni.

But when I saw the faces of those Syrian babies, choking and dying, I wanted to go over there myself and beat the living shit out of Assad, the Russians and everyone who ever helped to create a chemical weapon. 368 more words