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acts of courage and hope_robert f kennedy


I want justice, hope, peace and empathy.  Standing up for an ideal and creating hope sounds like the kind of change I want to see in the world.

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I have read two different posts in the past week, from two different bloggers, with helpful wisdom from Khalil Gibran. If we are given what we need in the right time, then again, I have been helped and inspired by the sustenance, empathy and faith in these words.  Thank you for allowing me to share this.


Be thankful for the difficult times. They have showed you how strong you can be. “Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.” Kindness is …

Source: Life Lessons from Khalil Gibran

empathy is uniquely human (2)



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This is exactly what I needed today. As a parent, I keep trying to open communication and a connection. But, sometimes it is still not enough…..



Your children are not your children.
They are the sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself.
They come through you but not from you,
And though they are with you, yet they belong not to you.

You may give them your love but not your thoughts.
For they have their own thoughts.
You may house their bodies but not their souls,
For their souls dwell in the house of tomorrow,
which you cannot visit, not even in your dreams.
You may strive to be like them, but seek not to make them like you.
For life goes not backward nor tarries with yesterday.

You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
The archer sees the mark upon the path of the infinite,
and He bends you with His might that His arrows may go swift and far.
Let your bending in the archer’s…

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