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by Lauri Gwilt

July 20, 2018

Every one of us has a story, and the day I started telling mine differently, is the day that turned what could have been my greatest obstacle into opportunity. 

The quick snapshot is a single parent, alcoholic home, left to fend for myself at thirteen years of age.  I’m tempted to say that I’ll spare you the details, but in truth, it’s more like I’d be sparing myself the details of that story…or at… READ MORE

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by Tania Carriere

July 15, 2018

It happened again yesterday. I was on the bus watching the stops go by and witnessing the kindness of a boy giving up his seat. 

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by Eric Alan

July 06, 2018

I chose not to seek out fireworks, this July 4th. I’ve always enjoyed the tradition and its more thoughtful meanings; but I had just said my final goodbyes to a close friend dying from cancer, and I wasn’t in a mood for celebration. I decided instead to take a silent, solo walk from my home, down through the meadow to the lake. 

As soon as I stepped outside, though, I saw the fireworks of the sunset sky breaking… READ MORE

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