25 Things to Feel Thankful For in a Challenging World   

25 Things to Feel Thankful For in a Challenging World   

http://thehistoryhacker.com/2012/07/18/in-the-good-old-days-they-made-us-analyze-a-shakespeare-sonnet-before-every-meal/ by | Nov 26, 2015 | Uncategorized

Like it or not, Thanksgiving is here, kicking off what I (lovingly) call the Holiday Trifecta: Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Eve. Maybe you’re eagerly looking forward to sharing the traditional turkey plus fixings with your sons and daughters returning from...
The Unwelcome Mat

The Unwelcome Mat

http://cakebysadiesmith.co.uk/wedding-cakes/bunting-wedding-cake/ by | Nov 20, 2015 | autism, CDC, disabilities, George Orwell, homeless, ISIS, jihad, millennials, Muslims, Obama, Paris, Paul Ryan, refugees, suicide bombers, Syrian refugees, terrorism, xenophobia

   After the mass murder of 129 innocent people in Paris by ISIS terrorists, are you surprised that many countries—including the US—are reluctant to allow Syrian refugees entrance?  Paul Ryan and other conservative politicians are rightly worried about the wolf in...
Nest Displacement

Nest Displacement

by | Nov 12, 2015 | Africa, children, civil war, displaced families, homes, Hungary, Lebanon, Lesbos, Marty Scorcese, migrants, movies, rape, refugees, Steven Spielberg, Sudan, Syria, Turkey Jordan, Ukraine, USA

   Beyond the loss of a loved one, there may be nothing more tragic than the loss of a family home.  Never before, have I read so many news headlines about people losing their homes to war and violence.  In many parts of the world, children are growing up in massive...

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