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The difference between us and them

I had a deep conversation with my daughter last night. She was watching footage of the Minneapolis riots and couldn\’t understand why a mob of people would behave so. She\’s intellectually challenged so it was a stretch to explain, but she does understand injustice and being bullied. She understands, sadly, how people can be pushed […]

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We all know fear

Wow. The world turns, and turns topsy-turvy. I sure didn\’t expect the 2016 Presidential election to go as it did, but it really makes me consider the Big Picture. And one thought that I must now consider is how afraid a lot of people must be. More than anything else, fear is a great motivator.

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A Matter of Pride in Canton

An anonymous quote states it well, \”Gay Pride was not born of a need to celebrate being gay, but our right to exist without persecution. So instead of wondering why there isn’t a Straight Pride movement, be thankful you don’t need one.\” What began as Gay Pride has enlarged to include the LGBT community, and

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No haters in Doug\’s World!

Yesterday the Supreme Court made marriage equality a mandatory right for every citizen in all 50 states. There was of course a lot of celebrating! And I\’m happy to say in my world there was not one word spoken in dissent or hate throughout. Not because I don\’t have a lot of friends and loved

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