Most people - at some point in their life - ask questions such as: "Why am I here?" or "Are we alone?" or "Is God really there?" and so many of those searching questions about the meaning of things. Important things. Our lives, their meaning, and do we have a Creator? And if so, … Continue reading Good Morning, Good Afternoon, and Good Night!
Bring Back Shame, Not Shaming Why Healthy Shame is a Good Thing when Toxic Shaming is a Blight September 30, 2017 by S.S. Carpenter Toxic shame is destructive only. It's outcome or fruit is easy to spot. Toxic shaming can be seen plainly, for instance, in bullies and victims of bullying. This includes domestic violence. … Continue reading Bring Back Healthy Shame, Not Toxic Shaming
Luke 11: 39-52 (New King James Version) 39 Then the Lord said to him, “Now you Pharisees make the outside of the cup and dish clean, but your inward part is full of greed and wickedness. 40 Foolish ones! Did not He who made the outside make the inside also? 41 But rather give alms … Continue reading Woe to the pharisees of this day and age, in the year 2017, those with great wealth and power…
A small collection of my favorite quotes by Andrew Vachss FacebookPage: https://www.facebook.com/andrewhvachss/
This is from Sunday, September 27, 2015 in "Our Daily Bread" September - October - November 2015: "Consider the Poor" "The year was 1780, and Robert Raikes had a burden for the poor, illiterate children in his London neighborhood. He noticed that nothing was being done to help these children, so he set out to … Continue reading Consider The Poor – A reading from “Our Daily Bread” Fall 2015
Okay, I admit, I have a particularly nasty itch to bellow and sermonize about, so I've taken to my blog to do so. Many people do, so I'll be drowned out, but it still is nice to have my say. And also very nice to know it will be saved, somewhere, for posterity. Maybe even … Continue reading 2015 Instant Generation Can’t Comprehend Permanence of Posting
1. Let your kids be kids. Do not expect them to think with an adult brain. Let them be silly and childish, mope and sometimes be rebellious as this is part of growing up. When they overdo this, then you bring the consequences. That is your job. 2. Remember that you are The Adult, which … Continue reading Tips to Parents from a Grandmother: BECAUSE THERE IS NO “MANUAL” FOR RAISING CHILDREN
We are the silent, frightened heroes We didn't die -- we were just close enough to wish we had. We remember with intensity and accuracy -- trapped inside the terrors. Terrors you ask us to talk about while we are still within terror's grip. Each word we speak is heroic ... beyond anything You will … Continue reading Survivors of the “Acts of Man”
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (other language versions | Human Rights Day 10 December | 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights) Adopted and proclaimed by General Assembly resolution 217 A (III) of 10 December 1948 On December 10, 1948 the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted and proclaimed the Universal … Continue reading Did you know there is a Universal Declaration of Human Rights adopted by the United Nations?