Commitment is the assurance that both parties want the relationship to continue indefinitely and are committed to safeguard both the individual’s health and well-being and that of the relationship. Beyond that primary relationships I define as those in which you have daily living, financial co-mingling or co-parenting responsibilities as such that other relationships or goals … More What is commitment?
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Marie Mason’s 51st birthday is coming up on January 26, 2013. We are asking that folks hold events for Marie around her birthday as part of what will be an annual time to celebrate her life and keep her spirits up while she remains imprisoned. We know that…
Four Days After the Shooting By Mary Anne Mohanraj I dropped off my son at preschool yesterday, drove by a school playground, the children lining up in messy rows. I started to cry, again. Wiped my tears and went on to shop for holiday gifts, spending more, perhaps, on our children than I’d planned. They … More Mary Anne Mohanraj poem: Four Days After the Shooting
When the police arrived to rescue Mrs. Roig’s first grade class from the bathroom where their teacher had barricaded them, Roig stoically refused them entry; demanding that badges be pushed under the door and then said “If the danger has really passed and you are who you say you are then get the keys from the janitor and unlock the door yourself.” … More Sandy Hook Stories: Heroic teacher Kaitlin Roig saved her class
Neighbor took 6 young survivors into his home By PAT EATON-ROBB, AP NEWTOWN, Conn. — Gene Rosen had just finished feeding his cats and was heading from his home near Sandy Hook Elementary school to a diner Friday morning when he saw six small children sitting in a neat semicircle at the end of his driveway. … More Sandy Hook stories: Neighbor took 6 young survivors into his home
this is photo of the first grade teacher who saved the lives of her class and sacrificed her own note to self: work on poems Misdirection and Victoria’s class
In light of recent events, this page will be static and will connect to poetry, online altars, useful and/or healing connections or dialogues. Recent events: The tragic shootings at the Mall in Clackamas, Oregon (2 shoppers dead and some injured) and at Sandy Hook Elementary School (20 students and 6 faculty). Not included in those … More Poems of Healing
“Poetry is the synthesis of hyacinths and biscuits.” — Carl Sandburg “God has a brown voice, as soft and full as beer.” —Anne Sexton On Clouds – “…what primitive tastes the ancients must have had if their poets were inspired by those absurd, untidy clumps of mist, idiotically jostling one another about…” —Yevgeny Zamyatin “If … More Quotes from the Goodreads Poetry Group I belong to
Malaysia Declares V-Necks Gay – Global – The Atlantic Wire.
Christmas List. What she said…