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casey-bachus's picture
Aug.27.2013
It's been over 2 years now since Jeff's accident, and I'm pretty well adjusted. I can usually talk about it without tearing up (unless of course I'm speaking and there are 100 pairs of eyes staring at me). But there are still a few times that I get caught off guard and the memories come flooding...
jennifer-selchow's picture
Aug.31.2010
I saw you yesterday in the grocery store. I was turning to leave and I caught a glimpse of your eyes. My heart flooded and tears cascaded down my face. They spilled off the edges of my cheeks before I could raise my hand to wipe them. The chest of my shirt dotted with moisture. I quickly tuned and...
margie-marybelle-mckinnon's picture
Jul.22.2010
We all have triggers.  They fill our day, often on an unconsciousl level.  It might be pleasant triggers such as walking past a bakery brings back memories of visits to our grandmother who loved to bake.  It may be unpleasant triggers such as watching a child get spanked in public and being spun...
sandra-f-carrington-smith's picture
May.11.2010
“A great teacher is like a candle – it consumes itself to light the way for others.” ~ Author unknown      A few months ago, I read somewhere that the two greatest teachers of compassion the world has ever seen are Hitler and the Dalai Lama. Being a huge fan of the Dalai Lama but personally...
edmund-jenks's picture
Sep.08.2009
'CAPITALISM: A LOVE STORY' - In Wide Release October 2nd /// "It's a crime story. But it's also a war story about class warfare. And a vampire movie, with the upper 1 percent feeding off the rest of us. And, of course, it's also a love story. Only it's about an abusive relationship...