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#WednesdayWisdom: Ripple of Hope

“Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of … more

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#WordsOfWisdomWednesday: Truth is the Most Powerful Tool

“What I know for sure is that speaking your truth is the most powerful tool we all have.” -Oprah Winfrey         Photo credit: © Tim Abbott Used under a Creative Commons (CC-BY-2.0) license.

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#WordsOfWisdomWednesday: Stitch This World Together

“The patchwork quilt is really a symbol of the world which must come: one new design made out of many old designs. We will stitch this world together yet. Don’t give up.” -Pete Seeger   Photo credit: © Steve Snodgrass. … more

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Remembering Newtown and All Victims of Gun Violence This Holiday Season

For me it’s sort of like 9/11. How you know you will never forget where you were when you heard the news of that dreadful day. I was working in New York City at the time and commuting from my … more

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What’s in a Name?

I just finished my favorite part of the holidays… Every year, my husband and I coordinate friends and neighbors to “adopt” families in need.  It’s not a small commitment for our volunteers.  They buy clothes, toys, often even coats to … more

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Our Hearts are Broken

Forgive me, but I have to get on my soapbox this week.  Like many of you, I spent much of the past few days thinking about the children and families in Connecticut whose lives will never be the same.  Our … more

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To Work for Something Because it is Good

“Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, … more

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