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Martin Luther King, Jr. – Quotes

Originally posted on whatcherylsaid…:
We must accept infinite disappointment but never lose infinite hope. Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase. Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot…

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Nominations and Thunderclaps

Originally posted on Welcome to Avalon:
Hello all, readers, minions, assorted others. Today I come to you on bended knee asking for your support. I have two requests, one for votes and one for social media support of a Thunderclap.…

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O Holy Night

Originally posted on Millie Thom:
I’d intended to include this section in my post about the history of Christmas carols yesterday, but decided against it when I realised I had more to write about than was wise for a single…

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A Mother’s Love – Triolet

❤   ❤ A Mother’s love and care The string of life it holds Rife in nature everywhere A Mother’s love and care The child’s path does patiently prepare Gently guiding as young life unfolds A Mother’s love and care … Continue reading

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For Remembrance Day: Heroes

Originally posted on Welcome to Avalon:
Heroes Dream of faraway mountains wild and warriors, whose hearts beat sound, the sweet laugh of a grateful child. Remember not the bloody ground or your lifeless friends that surround. The ghost of years,…

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Dear Mothers

Originally posted on whatcherylsaid…:
Your children’s failures are not your failures. For some reason, mothers believe everything the children do is a reflection on their motherhood. A mother can be totally devoted, always present, giving her very best, and have…

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Anzac Centenary ~ 1915-2015

Originally posted on Irina's Poetry Corner:
April 25,  2015   On 25th April, the day of the landings at Gallipoli, I want to remember the young volunteers from Australia and New Zealand who put their lives on the line to fight the brave…

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Time for a Rest

Deaer Fellow Bloggers!                         I’m writing on my smartphone. My laptop is overheating so I’ll be away for a while. I might need to get a new computer.   … Continue reading

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Just Who Was Saint Valentine?

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Originally posted on Millie Thom:
 Valentine was a Roman priest during the reign of Emperor Claudius the Second in the third century AD. He is sometimes known as Claudius the Cruel – and is not the Emperor Claudius who was…

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2015 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 4,700 times in 2015. If it were a NYC subway … Continue reading

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