Lost River Returns to Somerset 70 Years After it Dried Up

Alex Morss The tributary was severed by a dam in 1956, when the valley was flooded to form the Chew Valley. Photograph: Alex Morss A lost river has returned to the Somerset countryside for the first time in 70 years, and with it a new habitat for several species of rare and threatened wildlife. The … Continue reading Lost River Returns to Somerset 70 Years After it Dried Up

Dear Offended Christian, From a Very Tired Christian — john pavlovitz

Dear Offended Christian, I’m terribly sorry that your feelings are hurt again. I feel badly about that. None of us likes to be criticized, so I totally get it. I know I’ve said some pretty hard words to you recently, and maybe I’ve been somewhat less than “cheery” in my delivery, but that happens when … Continue reading Dear Offended Christian, From a Very Tired Christian — john pavlovitz

Dear Climate Deniers

Can Earth handle Asthma on top of everything else?

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Solstice Mind — Allison Wendt, LMHC

In ancient winter solstice celebrations, trees played a large role in ceremonies. Evergreens were brought inside as a symbol for eternal life, and gifts were hung on their branches to encourage the sun to return. As you probably know, this winter solstice coincides with a near full moon. The moon reminds us that life happens […] … Continue reading Solstice Mind — Allison Wendt, LMHC

Look What Slipped By The News Media! — Paula Stone Williams

Over the past month I have become frightened, first by the increasingly racially-tinged and divisive rhetoric coming from the White House, and then by a decision made by the Justice Department last Wednesday. With Trump’s pronouncements coming at a dizzying pace, many quickly forgot that a few Sundays ago the New York Times reported that … Continue reading Look What Slipped By The News Media! — Paula Stone Williams

what Helps You Snap Out of a Bad Mood?

Originally posted on Quora.com 10/11/2018 2:45 p.m. A bad mood or depression? I’ve battled depression for over 50 years. It’s taken many, many years to find the best coping mechanisms that work best for me. I use a multi-layered approach. My go-to is music. That and staying away from other people. Music, upbeat only, frees … Continue reading what Helps You Snap Out of a Bad Mood?

The Right to Protest

https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=2832065530137740&id=114517875225866 This was copied from my comment on a Facebook post; Sorry ________, I was born in '61 so cannot apologise to you for injustices given because I wasn't there. Somehow you must have missed the copious outrage as flags were burnt, bonespurs claimed and Dodgers who dared to think for themselves had to run … Continue reading The Right to Protest

Dear USA

Dear USA, This is a Hearing, not a criminal investigation. I feel the FBI should look into this as part of his FBI Background Check for the position (after all what's wrong with an addendum). Should he be held to a higher standard? Hell yes! I feel if it happened We The People have the … Continue reading Dear USA