Monthly Archives: July 2013

Quiet Dignity

“Receiving far less attention are the working class heroes, who go about their solitary work routines with quiet dignity, come home from another grueling day, yet still find time to interact with their children.” — Armstrong Williams It’s hard to … Continue reading

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Best

“I don’t care how poor a man is; if he has family, he’s rich.” –Dan Wilcox and Thad Mumford, “Identity Crisis,” M*A*S*H You can do your best. You can try to be the best. You can best an opponent. And if … Continue reading

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Kind Isn’t A Verb

“You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson “Kind’ isn’t a verb. Perhaps that is to remind us in order to do something kind, we have … Continue reading

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Kind Words

“Kind words can be short and easy to speak but their echoes are truly endless.” — Mother Teresa I read this short article on kindness, by Henrette Lazaridis Power, describing a simple act of kindness; an exchange between a man and … Continue reading

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Losing Sight

In my last post, I wrote that the real tragedy of Trayvon Martin was that he wouldn’t be the last. I made a mistake. The real tragedy is that I failed to remember Trayvon, first, as a person, a child. A … Continue reading

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The Real Tragedy Of Trayvon Martin

“Preconceived notions are the locks on the door to wisdom.” — Merry Browne The real tragedy of Trayvon Martin is … … he won’t be the last. Until we have the courage to put down … … our prejudices, … … Continue reading

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Reminders

“If you look at Kiva.org, people with a very modest amount of money can make a huge positive impact all around the world.” — Former U.S. President Bill Clinton When Kiva sent me an email stating that I had $27 in … Continue reading

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