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amira-nagati's picture
Aug.25.2009
Don't worry, dear..Maybe I seem so small,Maybe my features are not yet clear,But I know,I know all..Believe me, fearing heart,I see my wayFrom the first dayGod kissed life Into Adam's gracious body..I knowI will surviveAnd joy I will embody..If only you let me freeFrom the chains of your fears..I...
sumathi-mohan's picture
Aug.15.2009
India celebrated its Independence Day today.  We too celebrated at our school. We saluted the flag and paid our homage to the martyrs. Sixty two years of freedom and independence for the nation. When one talks of freedom; one cannot be free, for freedom brings responsibilites. I am independent in...
brenda-farrar-ejemai's picture
Aug.10.2009
FROM THE AUTHOR OF                                                    'The Family in the Car, a Revelation' HATS AND PRAYER CLOTHS  The Lord Is Not Your Husband                      Lord yes, Lover no                        Coming 2009!                  Placed in human beings are the needs and...
larry-schliessmann's picture
Aug.09.2009
Fear is the mind killer, Frank Herbert wrote. However, fear is but half the equation of domination. The second half is hopelessness. We saw, clearly demonstrated in the early years of this century, the ease with which fear and hopelessness saturates freedom. The insane activities of a single man...
kyi-kaung's picture
Aug.05.2009
I am always worried I will run out of paper or pencils and pens, money or brain matter before I die. As an immigrant, I have only my memories to stand on, and so I am worried about my writing. As a political dissident, I can't go home to Burma anytime soon, as long as the present junta stays in...
edmund-jenks's picture
Aug.04.2009
Barack Obama - President Obama asks supporters to declare their support for his three core principles for health care reform, and to share their personal stories to help build support for the reforms that are so desperately needed. [ctrl-click to launch video] Learn more at http://my.barackobama....
mary-wilkinson's picture
Jul.29.2009
This is a good time to blog. Dinner is simmering on the stove and the salad is made, stowed away in the fridge. We won't eat for another hour or so because the evening still holds plenty of light ,although I did notice how  the sun is gradually  moving South again because of the way the dappled...
ugonna-wachuku's picture
Jul.10.2009
Prologue "Man is born free; and everywhere he is in chains." ~ Jean Jacques Rousseau "The desire to be as civil as possible is a deep motive for the contemplative life." ~M. Scott Peck In Geneva today, the human creative spirit is not in chains. One is invited to let one's...
john-braun's picture
Jul.10.2009
Time magazine's Joan Grillo made a very important statement in an article on Honduras this week. She said, Honduran President Manuel Zelaya (who attempted to get the constitution changed to allow him to run for office again even after his government, courts, and military said no, and was...
sherrie-theriault's picture
Jul.04.2009
July 3   LIBERTY HOPE?     If you had to choose, would it be liberty or hope?  Liberty is highly recommended, but without hope, how would you know you were at liberty?  Transversely if you have no liberty, how could you have hope?  Removal of liberty removes the possibility of hope.  So, why ask...