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Gratitude Sunday: Healthful Addictions

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “Addiction isn’t about substance – you aren’t addicted to the substance, you are addicted to the alteration of mood that the substance brings.” Susan Cheever Sunday Haiku Cold sun today gone tomorrow. … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: The United States Of America Is A Lie

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “Society cares for the individual only so far as he is profitable.” Simone de Beauvoir Sunday Haiku August memories, frivolous grasshopper days, warm campfire evenings. Sunday Musings The United States of America … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: What’s The Difference?

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.” Mahatma Gandhi Sunday Haiku Japanese pine, … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: This Very Now

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “Meanwhile time flies; it flies never to be regained.” Virgil Sunday Haiku Clouds obscure morning sun, afternoon clears, lighting bright robust roses. Sunday Musings Time is an odd thing. You can’t hold … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Independence? It’s All Political

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “I claim that human mind or human society is not divided into watertight compartments called social, political, and religious. All act and react upon one another.” Mahatma Gandhi Sunday Haiku Unstable weather: … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: The Village Auntie

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “So you start one person at a time. Change one person, you can change a village.” Robin Quivers Sunday Haiku Mild summer solstice, sun creeps inexorably southward once again. Sunday Musings Sometimes … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: A Memorial Day For All

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “Service is the rent you pay for room on this earth.” Shirley Chisholm Sunday Haiku One freaky warm week belies cooler spring days to follow; shawl weather. Sunday Musings As we come … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: If You Never; or, Polish Your Lens

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “In a sane, civil, intelligent, and moral society, you don’t blame poor people for being poor.” Andrew Young Sunday Haiku Glorious dark gray, gloomy, damp, cool, mid-spring days amid bright flowers. Sunday … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Mama, Mama

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “Kids don’t stay with you if you do it right. [Being a mom] is the one job where, the better you are, the more surely you won’t be needed in the long … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Working Forward

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “If we want boys [all youth] to succeed, we need to bring them back to education by making education relevant to them and bring in more service learning and vocational education.” Michael … Continue reading

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