Matthew 25 Ministries is a charity that, amongst other things, sends gently used and cleaned pill bottles to parts of the world that need them (or they are shredded for recycling which also helps fund their projects). I ran across this charity several years ago and was surprised by my own ignorance to realize that…
If Liz Warren were president this would be a plandemic. from the Twitter feed of The Volatile Mermaid Sunday Sentence is inspired by David Abrams at The Quivering Pen.
Intelligent beings abound
10 percent of any population is cruel, no matter what, and 10 percent is merciful, no matter what, and the remaining 80 percent can be moved in either direction. Susan Sontag (read the article by Kurt Vonnegut here Sunday Sentence is inspired by David Abrams at The Quivering Pen.
You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have. Maya Angelou, photo by J.L. Munn Sunday Sentence: The sentence(s) that touched me this week, out of context and without commentary. Inspired by David Abrams at The Quivering Pen.
Our efforts to fight poverty are often based on the misconception that poor people must pull themselves up out of the mire. But the relentless struggle to make ends meet has serious effects on the brain. Poverty is not a lack of character – it’s a lack of cash. From Poverty isn’t a lack of…
Elizabeth Barrett Browning, poet plus
Elizabeth Barrett Browning, a well renowned Victorian poet was born on March 6, 1806 in Durham, England, the eldest of 12 siblings, to a wealthy family. She is well known for many of her works, not the least of which being Sonnet 43, How do I love thee. How do I love thee? Let me…
When someone, while having an asthma attack, says “I love you” or “I really love you”, there’s a difference. A word difference. And a word is a lot, because that word could have been “sit”, “Ventolin” or even “ambulance”. From Words by Etgar Keret Sunday Sentence: The sentence(s) that touched me this week, out of…
Andrée Raymonde Borrel, female agent extraordinaire
Andrée Raymonde Borrel was born on November 18, 1919 into a working-class family in the Parisian suburb of Bécon-les-Bruères. Her father passed away when she was 11 which led her to quit school in order to work for a dress designer at the age of 14. Through a series of moves, she and her family…