Tag Archives: acceptance

Defying Gravity- Kerry- 1/2/17

Defying Gravity- Kerry E.B. Black 1/2/2017 Dear Reader: A beautiful Mom of my acquaintance posted to her private social media about an experience she had at the theatre. Hers mirrored many I’ve had with my S-Bear. S-Bear has Cerebral Palsy, sensory … Continue reading

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A Valid Argument — Colleen – 10/16/2015

A Valid Argument 16 October 2015 We humans are born craving the validation of others. It pleases us to know when people appreciate and approve of who we are, what we do. Reciprocal love mutes the doubts that niggle the … Continue reading

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Of Death & Dying — Sigurd – 9/15/2015

Of Death & Dying Tuesday, 15 September 2015 It is early—just past daybreak. Hummingbirds are already dinning at the feeder hanging from the gazebo. I love the thrumming sound of their wings. A slight rain is falling. It is a … Continue reading

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The Separation of Church and Hate – Elaina – August 20, 2015

The Separation of Church and Hate– Elaina Portugal August 20th, 2015 Dear Reader, I needed to be talked off the ledge last night. I can’t remember the last time I felt such rage. To be fair, I’ve been on a … Continue reading

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When Good People Do Bad Things – Elaina – 8/6/15

When Good People Do Bad Things- Elaina Portugal August 6th, 2015 Dear Reader, On a recent trip to New York, my family and I encountered women, clad only in g-strings, parading down the street in body paint. Most of them … Continue reading

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The Cookie Table – Kerry – 7/27/15

The Cookie Table- Kerry E.B. Black July 27, 2015 Dear Reader- Here in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, we have a quaint nuptial tradition. Our weddings boast a cookie table overflowing with homemade confections. Family members pull out favorite recipes, sift the best … Continue reading

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Luck Be the Lady in the Locker Room — Amanda – 6/10/2015

Luck Be the Lady in the Locker Room June 10, 2015 Dear A, You’re lucky, and you’re grateful to whatever accident of fate made it so. A sign of your luck, or perhaps an outcome of it, is that you … Continue reading

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