Category: 1000 Voices Speak For Compassion

Thinking of Current Events…

Thinking of Current Events…

  What Happens When You Build Walls By Jesi Scott   They built a wall to keep the waves at bay, And, for a time, it worked. But all the glaciers melted increasing the seas and the waves grew larger… and the wall grew higher… until it blocked out the sky and they couldn’t see …

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Even If My Hands Shake-A #1000Speak Post

Even If My Hands Shake-A #1000Speak Post

I am normally not the type of person to make others uncomfortable. It feels wrong to me to make others feel bad about themselves. So, I try to make small changes in my own quiet ways. Usually by writing, and yes, I totally realize the irony in that statement. But for me, writing is a …

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Poets For Peace

Poets For Peace

Earlier today I was tagged in a group posting asking for poets to join a “crusade” of sorts called Poets For Peace. The world has become a scary place recently. These days feel as if we’ve somehow slipped through time back to the Civil War, and that certainly took a toll on America then, and …

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Choose Love

Choose Love

The color of skin does not matter. Gender does not matter. Sexuality does not matter. Religion, politics, whatever flavor of ice cream one likes…does not matter. There is always someone who is going to say you are wrong because you are not like me. How sad that is. I’ve thought about things for the last …

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I Have a Dream…

I Have a Dream…

I have not written in a long while. My little grey cloud of depression still sits over me, though there are bits and moments of Happyness that break through. I am doing my best to stay positive and smile and laugh despite the longing to find a place to just curl up and be left …

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Quick Update on My Teen Pregnancy Post

Quick Update on My Teen Pregnancy Post

Because of my post yesterday, I was asked about contributions and where to send things so I talked to my friend and she was thrilled and pleased to find people willing to help. So she is graciously allowing me to give out her email address. If you would like to help out in any way …

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Punishing, Not Celebrating, Teen Pregnancy? Huh?

Punishing, Not Celebrating, Teen Pregnancy? Huh?

There was a little debate on my Facebook feed yesterday that stopped me in my tracks and, once again, forced me to question people’s compassion. I try to stay out of Facebook drama because, seriously, I have enough in my own life. However, having had a little experience in the area of the subject in …

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#BeReal

#BeReal

Today I get Real and Personal over on Hastywords. She was kind enough to post my #BeReal and what that means to me. It was hard to talk about and under normal circumstances, I don’t open up to people to this extent. But some things need to be heard, and I hope I can make …

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Hay(na)ku! Bless You, Here’s a Tissue

Hay(na)ku! Bless You, Here’s a Tissue

A hay(na)ku is a variant of the haiku, and was created by poet Eileen Tabois. It is a three line stanza that consists of one word on the first line, two words on the second, and three words on the third. You can write a simple hay(na)ku or try writing several and creating a hay(na)ku …

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Make Love Famous: Why the World Needs More Love Letters

Make Love Famous: Why the World Needs More Love Letters

My very Dearest Friend, I am writing this because I have something very important to say to you that you need to hear. I love you. I think you are Fabulous and Wonderful and Practically Perfect In Every Way. You think you are weak and mean and hateful. You are not. You are one of the …

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