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  •   People like this… Women like that…. Children like those… The problem with generalizations is that people aren’t just one thing. Human beings are multi-faceted; layers upon layers of woven […]

    People like that: using inclusivity to avoid harmful generalizations

      People like this… Women like that…. Children like those… The problem with generalizations is that people aren’t just one thing. Human beings are multi-faceted; layers upon layers of woven […]

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  • She lined up against the railing listening to the seals moan and groan, saying what they say each other. They were massive and much louder then she’d thought they be. […]

    Huddled against each other

    She lined up against the railing listening to the seals moan and groan, saying what they say each other. They were massive and much louder then she’d thought they be. […]

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  • There is a common tendency  to criticize the nature of sensitive people, as if their demeanour is some sort of plithe that makes them weak, or diminishes their value in […]

    The Gatekeepers of Humanity

    There is a common tendency  to criticize the nature of sensitive people, as if their demeanour is some sort of plithe that makes them weak, or diminishes their value in […]

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  • Have you ever been in a position where someone had something of value to teach you and you were interested, but the person was so focused on what they  had […]

    Calling all teachers

    Have you ever been in a position where someone had something of value to teach you and you were interested, but the person was so focused on what they  had […]

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  • The whole L.A. Clippers, Donald Sterling fiasco set the stage for some interesting conversations 2 weeks ago. I’m totally late publishing this post but I’m going ahead and sharing anyway. […]

    How does the light get in?

    The whole L.A. Clippers, Donald Sterling fiasco set the stage for some interesting conversations 2 weeks ago. I’m totally late publishing this post but I’m going ahead and sharing anyway. […]

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  • Loyalty isn’t getting away with things when no one is looking.  Loyalty isn’t other people’s standards, or what others will think, or what society labels is right or wrong. Loyalty […]

    Stacking up with open hearts

    Loyalty isn’t getting away with things when no one is looking.  Loyalty isn’t other people’s standards, or what others will think, or what society labels is right or wrong. Loyalty […]

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  • This is so beautiful! “Sorry. Sorry means you feel the pulse of other people’s pain as well as your own, and saying it means you take a share of it. […]

    To be sorry

    This is so beautiful! “Sorry. Sorry means you feel the pulse of other people’s pain as well as your own, and saying it means you take a share of it. […]

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  •               Special dedication to good man who houses, within him, a beautiful heart. I wanted to protect her. Keeping her smile intact mattered more […]

    pulse

                  Special dedication to good man who houses, within him, a beautiful heart. I wanted to protect her. Keeping her smile intact mattered more […]

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  • Stay close to my heart My beloved Stay close In all that we do Lend an ear, always to the whispers of my heart So that there is no need […]

    Stay close, listen for my whispers

    Stay close to my heart My beloved Stay close In all that we do Lend an ear, always to the whispers of my heart So that there is no need […]

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  • I’m sorry, he said I need you to know this, how deeply sorry I am. and he told her the truth. All of it. The beautiful and ugly, he told […]

    Restitution

    I’m sorry, he said I need you to know this, how deeply sorry I am. and he told her the truth. All of it. The beautiful and ugly, he told […]

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