Archive for September, 2012

Sep 24 2012

WHY BEING ABLE TO FORGIVE THOSE WE FEEL HAVE WRONGED OR HURT US IS SO IMPORTANT

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I’ve always thought of the definition of the verb “to forgive,” as meaning to give over, give away or get rid of a weight I’ve been carrying. Forgiveness is a gift we give ourselves because by so doing we lift a weight off our hearts, lighten our load, and lighten up.

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Sep 18 2012

END MARRIAGE. REPLACE WITH DOMESTIC PARTNERSHIPS

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LET’S END THE ARGUMENT CONCERNING WHO MAY OR MAY NOT MARRY, BY REPLACING STATE RECOGNIZED MARRIAGES WITH DOMESTIC PARTNERSHIPS. The function of marriage as a social unite is the same as the function of a Domestic Partnership. The function of both involves a social contract pledging to provide protection, nurturance (both emotional and physical) and […]

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Sep 11 2012

WHY VOTE?

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WHY VOTE? Sometimes a cynical voice in my head speaks: “Since both parties, even some members of our Supreme Court, are now beholden to corporate interests, and money seems to rule our elections, what’s the point of voting?” Then, I feel helpless and overwhelmed by sadness about what is happening to our Democracy. Nevertheless, because […]

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