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Terrorism abroad, Paris, Pakistan, Turkey, Brussels. The universal problem of extremists.

Terrorism abroad, Paris, Pakistan, Turkey, Brussels. The universal problem of extremists.

by honeyforasalteyfish - Power vacuums lead to extremists, economic downturn, etc. It is in these climates when education, and peaceful rational discourse suffer. The west has contributed... Read More →

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The Axial age, death, religion, human progress, and what it means to be human.

The Axial age, death, religion, human progress, and what it means to be human.

by honeyforasalteyfish - I will post links with more information about what I think are significant developments in human history as I have learned them. I am also interested in other... Read More →

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Cinderella - Nursing Labor and Delivery

Cinderella - Nursing Labor and Delivery

by chiandre - It was just another busy night in the labor and delivery unit. Nurses were running around trying to give the report to the oncoming shift; doctors were yelling that... Read More →

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Years Well Spent

Years Well Spent

by jaelpn - I once was a young boy- at the age of 8. Daddy took me fishin' and mama would bake. My first car was a chevy, and a travelin' I went. Through the city and... Read More →

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Recovery: A Journey, Not a Destination

Recovery: A Journey, Not a Destination

by VivaLasViejas - I used to be so proud of my sobriety. Every year that I stayed away from alcohol was a cause for celebration. New Year's Eve of 1991 was the last time I'd taken... Read More →

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A Worshiper's Heart Devotional: Ducks in a Row

A Worshiper's Heart Devotional: Ducks in a Row

by nursefrances - It was a typical weekday evening. My work day was done. I clocked out, sat in my car and began the 15 minute drive home. I was tired, hungry and ready to be in my... Read More →

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To The Lonely Seas And The Sky -- Part 20a

To The Lonely Seas And The Sky -- Part 20a

by SoldierNurse22 - The creaking boards of the sturdy ship seemed to cry out beneath him, begging him to reconsider his plans. Nightfall's shifting shadows crept about the fringes of... Read More →

To The Lonely Seas And The Sky -- Part 19c

To The Lonely Seas And The Sky -- Part 19c

by SoldierNurse22 - The man's eyes lifted abruptly, coming to settle sharply on Samuel. "Aye... but how... how do you know... my name?" He gasped in utter confusion, that signature... Read More →

To The Lonely Seas And The Sky -- Part 19a

To The Lonely Seas And The Sky -- Part 19a

by SoldierNurse22 - As Liesl emerged into the service room she looked up, expecting to see Ellie's feet on the lantern room ledge. But the ledge--and the rest of the service room, for... Read More →

The nature of love, a story about Agape.

The nature of love, a story about Agape.

by honeyforasalteyfish - In the beginning... When I was 18 the world was my oyster. I was supremely confident in my own intellect, and abilities. I thought nothing would stop me. I... Read More →

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Cycling the Mighty Danube

by travleur - The river holds many attractions, after all. Spanning thousands of years of rich and eventful history, it offers stunning national parks, unique archeological... Read More →

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Black Roses

Black Roses

by VivaLasViejas - And now, for something a little different..... As many of you know, I have battled mental illness for some time, and recently found myself in a very dark place.... Read More →

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Yoga for youth

Yoga for youth

by ashley10 - What a treat it is to find that even in my fifties, I am not too out of shape (or too young) for this type of mentally and physically beneficial stretching, toning,... Read More →

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When Elmo takes over and mommy fights back!

When Elmo takes over and mommy fights back!

by Noela08 - Now don’t get me wrong, as he transitioned from toddler to middle adult, it was an adventure. He was very out spoken and curious about everything. He loved TV and... Read More →

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To The Lonely Seas And The Sky -- Parts 22 & 23 (END)

To The Lonely Seas And The Sky -- Parts 22 & 23 (END)

by SoldierNurse22 - Part 22 Ellie and Liesl sat in silent appreciation on the porch steps, dawn breaking in brilliant display behind the lighthouse as they stared out across the... Read More →

To The Lonely Seas And The Sky -- Part 5

To The Lonely Seas And The Sky -- Part 5

by SoldierNurse22 - Liesl descended the stairs just as Ellie was returning to the kitchen via the front hall. "How was the inspection?" Liesl asked, joining Ellie in the kitchen. ... Read More →

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To The Lonely Seas And The Sky -- Part 19b

To The Lonely Seas And The Sky -- Part 19b

by SoldierNurse22 - In that brief split-second of light, there had been a hand in the surf, desperately grasping for the shore. A formless body rolled violently, dimly silhouetted in... Read More →

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To The Lonely Seas And The Sky -- Part 18

To The Lonely Seas And The Sky -- Part 18

by SoldierNurse22 - With firewood bundled in her apron and blankets tucked under one arm, Liesl rushed between the basement and the hallway closet to obtain the materials she'd need in... Read More →


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