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Paramount Pictures Not Afraid to Point a 'Spotlight' on Child Absue Within the Catholic Church

SPOTLIGHT, directed by Tom McCarthy, was one of the best films I have seen in a long time, which is saying a lot coming from someone who worked in film acquisition in Los Angeles. 181 more words


Where the Wild Roses Grow: A Story of Murder

Walking down the bay beach,

heading West,

the sun setting behind the

chesapeake bay bridge

a 17.5 mile expanse

that glows golden in the setting sun. 363 more words


A letter for the community of Mentone

Dear community of Mentone,

I am writing to address an issue that is impacting our local community.

Last week a member of the community spoke to me about a story regarding a local Catholic priest in Mentone, which is being reported in the media. 889 more words


Pain Can Last For A Life Time.

Little boy sitting there crying,

Why act like you are dying?

I can see that you are hiding.

You are scared of confiding,

All your secrets and shame. 106 more words


Letters I'll never send: To my mother

It has taken me a long time to realise, but I learned a lot because of you.

When I was a child, you taught me about Jesus and that no matter what happens this mysterious invisible man will love me forever no matter what I do wrong. 996 more words

unwanted advances

Abuse doesn’t always happen in a way that makes you aware its happening. Sometimes you don’t even realize you’ve been abused until years after the event has happened. 601 more words


Helping While Hurting

“Sometimes just thinking about something is enough to hurt you all over again.”

– Unknown

It has been ages since I have blogged over a month ago something happened, and to say I had a set back is a major understatement. 1,121 more words