These are tough times to live in. Though Justice has stopped, other things must go on. Our children must go to school. We must earn a living. We still get married, without a big wedding. Birthdays and anniversaries come and go – perhaps celebrated in a chat room or live streamed. Life goes on, but…

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You only need to be one step ahead of someone to help them. No matter your situation, there’s always someone both worse off and faring better than you. Are you able to earn an income during this pandemic? Are you forced to go to work despite the risks in order to pay your bills? Are…

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When we think things can’t get any worse; they do. Something is brewing all over the world and it’s for a deep, sacred purpose. Those of us closest to God can feel it. I don’t say this to scare anyone, but as a reminder that everything has a purpose; even evil. Know where you stand.…

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Apparently, the higher power (who some call God) made human beings in his image. We were led to believe we would rule over all things. Does this mean we are superior or just “in charge”? When we consider blacks and people of color as sub human…when we consider them animals (the favorites being: apes or…

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Jeffrey Epstein is a former investment baker and registered sex offender. He raped and facilitated the rape of multiple children for decades. He targeted them. Trafficked and profiting off of their bodies by selling them to his friends. The evidence gathered by the FBI and through investigative journalism is clear. What’s also clear is that…

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I’m a devout Unitarian Universalist (UU).  To get technical on you (aka cut and pasting from the www.uua.org website), that means my “spirituality is unbounded, drawing from scripture and science, nature and philosophy, personal experience and ancient tradition…” UUs are also, “brave, curious, and compassionate thinkers and doers. We are diverse in faith, ethnicity, history and…

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Wow, I attended the workshops for writers held Sunday, August 5th at the LGBTQ OutWrite Literature Festival 2018. Glad I went! It was a small, event with some big and controversial topics. I will definitely make it out again next year. They have workshops for readers as well and lots of book and other vendors…

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“We no longer live in a time when marginalized people are voiceless. Instead we have the opportunity to ensure that those voices are amplified. People of all cultures and backgrounds have valuable experiences and universal ideas to share, and we all stand to gain when those voices are heard.” This was a fascinating article, “I…

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Definitely check out this well written, on-point article by Lux Alptraum, Why Can’t We Accept Straight Men Who Have Gay Sex? . I especially appreciate how she points out that, “in removing some of the division between sexual behaviors and romantic attractions, we may have inadvertently oversimplified our understanding of how humans process and pursue both…

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