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6 Pinnable Quotes on Change #WednesdayWisdom

“The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.” ― Albert Einstein “Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so… Continue Reading →

6 Pinnable Quotes about Caring #WednesdayWisdom

The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson   “And she… Continue Reading →

O is for “O Captain! My Captain!” of Course.

O Captain! My Captain! BY WALT WHITMAN O Captain! my Captain! our fearful trip is done, The ship has weather’d every rack, the prize we sought is won, The port is near, the bells I hear, the people all exulting,… Continue Reading →

Keeping Neighbors Warm with a #Scrapgan

  As the weather turns colder there is nothing I like more than curling up with a nice warm crochet project, a cup of cocoa, and a good movie.  As a matter of fact since I stopped smoking a few… Continue Reading →

Children are NOT Collateral Damage

When did it become accepted that children are collateral damage? When did the powers sit down and say children are expendable? In what back room, boardroom, golf course, country club gathering did everyone agree that it was okay to sacrifice… Continue Reading →

You Don’t Know Me #BehindTheBlogger

You don’t know me but reading my blog gives you some insight into who I am right now.  Who I was before remains a mystery at least for a little while.  My lives are starting to collide with old friends… Continue Reading →

Anxiety: The Hardest Part about Being Outside

You see me at the grocery store with a smile plastered on my face making up reasons why you haven’t seen me in a while, Appearing calm and in control on the outside is a great effort on my part…. Continue Reading →

Writing Through Anxiety

Reading posts on Speak your Truth about living with anxiety has given me strength to share my own struggle. Not as a means to gain sympathy but in the hopes that someone else will read this and find strength much… Continue Reading →

What Should I Donate to a Food Pantry?

Unless you have actually had to visit a food pantry, you just don’t think about these things or what items people may actually need. Here is a list of items food pantries often need in addition to the usual canned and boxed non-perishable foods.

5 Ways to Provide Fresh Fruits and Vegetables to Hungry People In Your Community

I live in a food desert. The only places to purchase food within walking distance are convenience stores, fast food, and drug stores. I also live in what is considered the hood, the poor part of town, where the public… Continue Reading →

Conversation with Quan Yin

Quan Yin is telling me time to show some compassion to myself.  What does that mean? Compassion to myself. The definition of compassion “a feeling of deep sympathy and sorrow for another who is stricken by misfortune, accompanied by a… Continue Reading →

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