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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Today brings great meaning to me, to hear the words of Martin Luther King, Jr. I celebrate his birth and his life today, as I’m sure you do, too. Imagine what more he could have accomplished had his life not … Continue reading

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Poetry: 9/11 Never Forget — Fifteen Years Later

Current Manhattan Skyline © Silverstein Properties, Inc., All Rights Reserved Edited and reposted from September 11, 2015. Fifteen years ago our world changed. Every anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks, we remember. People everywhere say, let’s always remember and … Continue reading

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Education: Where Success Begins, Or Not (Revised)

Revised 8 AM. I’ve been listening to elementary school teachers say, that no matter how much time they put into their work as teachers, it isn’t enough. From the very beginning, in Kindergarten, there are many troubled kids out there … Continue reading

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Robert Fulghum Quote – Very Wise Man

“I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that … Continue reading

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Quote: Gratitude ~Mindy Ogg

“Receiving is the same as giving. It’s that magical connection of love and gratitude!” ~Mindy Ogg

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Kindness #1000Speak for Compassion

Compassion means many things to many people. But for me, these three concepts can be world changing: kindness, understanding, and respect. There’s so much in the world that divides us, with the many political and religious ideologies that can and … Continue reading

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Butterfly Miracles

This was originally written in February of 2004 but has since been revised. It’s about a day in February after the death of my mother. February 2004 After my mother died, my father had my sister and me rummage through … Continue reading

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The Innocent Purr of a Lively Kitten

It was 4 in the morning in 2003 when I heard the sound of a distressed kitten outside. I jumped out of bed, put on my robe and opened the front door. There she was, a young grey tabby abandoned … Continue reading

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