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For, Law Enforcement and First Responders

If you are in law enforcement or are a first responder, I thank you for your service to your community and for the sacrifices you make for your work. 792 more words

Dead Man Flying: A Poetic Tribute

 For Andreas Lubitz:

Dead man born.

Dead man dreaming he is not dead.

Dead man suffering.

Dead man realizing he is dead.

Dead man learning to fly. 81 more words

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"Microaggressions", "Trigger Warnings", and the New Meaning of "Trauma"

When I joined the Marines, I met a man who had survived a helicopter crash during a training exercise. The first time I saw him his head and face were covered in burn scars. 2,010 more words


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Financial security and the older adult

Lately it seems like all we are dealing with these days are financial abuse issues and seniors.  It is scary really the amount of scams and fraudulent activity that is targeted specifically at older adults.   624 more words


Various & Intriguing

<A few personal rambling thoughts of mine and some statements of others that have caught my attention the last few days.>

“I love her. I truly do!” It’s so difficult being in this state of my life. 921 more words

Gay Christian

Silence Hides Violence

A picture speaks 1,000 words. That’s how the saying goes. But how about what it doesn’t say? We are surrounded by images day in and day out and generally, we take them at face value. 1,104 more words


Is Face-to-Face Bullying Worse Than Cyberbullying?

Face-to-face bullying is more cruel and harsh than online attacks, a survey of school students found. The findings of this study indicate that significantly more victims perceived traditional bullying to be more harsh and cruel than cyberbullying. 203 more words

Mental Health