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Silenced

People are taught, even directly advised, not to burden others with their problems. Then when tragedy happens people ask, “Why didn’t they talk to someone?” We are taught to put on a smile to mask our sadness. Laughter to mask … Continue reading

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When You’ve Done All You Can Do

A few weeks ago, there was a discussion on someone’s blog about depression. Forgive me for not remembering where exactly that was, right now. The topic was focused on how people are afraid to tell others when they are going … Continue reading

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Don’t Give Up On Them

I’ve always been a firm believer in that we should never give up people. Underneath their rough exterior is a person who needs love and understanding. A person who needs our compassion. People can change, if we are patient and … Continue reading

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Get Uncomfortable

When’s the last time you hung out in the ghetto or visited a drug rehab center? When’s the last time you sat on crates in a poor man’s house to have dinner or sat down with a boy who’s been … Continue reading

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