Tag Archives: compassion

We live in dark times, but…

Yes, we are living in very dark times.  Not just here in America, but in many other countries around the world.    It’s enough to send the most emotionally healthy person into the pits of despair, but we can’t allow … Continue reading

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Trump’s budget, repealing the ACA, the triumph of evil, and the rebirth of community spirit.

I absolutely hate Trump’s projected budget, as well as Trump’s Obamacare replacement, which although is nearly universally hated  not only on the left but on the right too (albeit for different reasons), is likely to pass this Thursday when Congress votes … Continue reading

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Have we forgotten?

Wise words from a Republican: “Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed. This … Continue reading

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Where I stand on “positive thinking.”

Originally posted on Lucky Otters Haven:
Positive thinking taken to extremes is deluded thinking. I’ve seen several blog posts about the problem of forced positive thinking lately, and since this is an issue that has concerned me for a long…

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Daily Inspiration: A Beautiful Friendship

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Originally posted on The Purple Almond:
With everything going on in the world today, I thought we could use a bit of uplifting news. Meet 31 year old Chris and his 89 year old neighbor, Norma. Chris and Norma are…

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I think it’s time we stop bashing all narcissists.

This post is probably going to make some of you angry or upset. I understand that. After all, many of us were badly damaged by the narcissists in our lives. Anger and even hatred is an understandable and very human … Continue reading

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This is the post that scared me so much I almost deleted it.

I have never been so scared to publish a post until this one. I had this set to Private for several days and drove myself crazy trying to decide if I ought to post it. It’s about some of my … Continue reading

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