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michael-seidel's picture
Sep.25.2013
It's a unaminous vote, depending upon how the vote is counted.  Five of the seven people present thought 2013 sucked.  They were ready for it to be left behind.  "Bring on 2014," was the cry. Except for those two.  2013 was an indifferent year for them, neither good nor bad, but...
bernadette-moyer's picture
Sep.18.2013
To Heal or To Hurt By Bernadette A. Moyer No one gets through this life unscathed, we have choices though, and we can choice to heal our hurts or to continue hurting and to hurt others in the process. Generally I am amused with the term “dysfunctional family” to say that any family is “...
farzana-versey's picture
Sep.15.2013
It seemed like I was chasing my shadow this morning. As sunlight nuzzled the nape of my neck, it appeared to crane, to reach out to the beyond. Contemplation became a tea mug, the foot holding a mirror to the face, almost. Shadows speak a language that is meant to obfuscate. They are like modern...
anthony-lamar-smith's picture
Sep.04.2013
Summary: What is motivation and inspiration? Is motivation and inspiration the same? Most people use these two words synonymously, but is there a difference between the two? While reading this article you will learn the contrast between motivation and inspiration, and how to use them both to...
rosy-cole's picture
Jul.15.2013
'In my beginning is my end...               In my end is my beginning.' Thomas Stearns Eliot     Minutes off the beaten track it hides, an unassuming parenthesis in what we call civilisation, but now a...
patricia-lantz's picture
Jun.21.2013
As I read your wonderful words I can't help but believe that whoever said "When the student is ready the teacher will appear" was correct. It often seems to me that all the experiences in life led us to the life we were destined to experience. And that...
orna-b-raz's picture
Jun.18.2013
Love is never simple in Ravikovitch's world. This poem involves  the whole world: the sun, God, and even history. But the speaker is not powerless, she decides when to stop loving and she informs the God-like lover that he is not the master of her destiny. Like the sunflower, she is ...
jane-wilson's picture
May.18.2013
Two of my favorite characters are Miss Spinster and Judge I.M. Oldenbald. I like them because they wear the same clothes much of the time. Judge Oldenbald has lots of liver spots on his bald pate and smells musty. Miss Spinster teaches school. Their conversations are boring. Until Judge Oldenbald...
hasmukh-amathalal's picture
May.05.2013
    Nothing changes until we change Come out of it and skillfully manage Whatever may be drawbacks! In life nothing remain permanent and at stake   In solitary confinement We may feel moon even not significant Everything will be felt as dark valley No foe, no relative, no friends or...
eva-lesko-natiello's picture
Jan.25.2013
  It is that very particular exhilarating feeling, when you find a book so scrumptious and exotic you open it with a whisper and close it with a sigh. You've found this book through no one's urging or description or advertising. You wandered alone, woozy in towering aisles with books stacked...