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Roast in hell like marshmallows-members of the Westboro Baptist Church

I typically don’t mention them by name, referring to them simply as that church in Topeka, Kansas. Why the sudden change of heart? Orlando, I am done. I try to practice love, grace, compassion and tolerance with all creatures on this … Continue reading

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June 17, 2015-Charleston, SC

The news came swiftly and filled the screens of every local and national news channel. Something bad had happened in my home state, something very bad in a city that I love. One month earlier, one month, our family had … Continue reading

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The balance of good vs. mosquitoes (evil)

We haven’t had much rain over the last three weeks so I have had to water my garden every other day or so. Last evening was one of those days. Armed with my watering wand and a can of Guinness stout I … Continue reading

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A Poem-The Face of Hate

How are we to see through the eyes to the soul Beyond the skin which covers their hearts Where the seeds of hate are hidden How are we to know which ones to fear By the color of their of … Continue reading

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So where do we go from here?

“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 “Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love; this … Continue reading

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Why?

6-12-16 Headline: About 20 people dead, more than 40 taken to hospital after shooting at downtown Orlando nightclub Orlando nightclub shooting: 50 killed in ‘domestic terror incident’ at gay club; gunman identified 6-11-16 Headline: Voice Contestant Christina Grimmie Shot and Killed … Continue reading

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