Category Archives: forgiveness

Life’s Carbuncles

She walked into our office with her two grandchildren in tow. She was wearing the traditional Spanish-influenced turn of the 20th century garb, the saya.  We don’t see those too often anymore. The light lace-edged cream-colored top with its starched … Continue reading

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Farewell, Mr. Mandela

Farewell, great man!  We have always admired your steadfast insistence on never sullying your hands as your oppressors have on you and all the others who were oppressed in South Africa. I will never forget listening intently in one of … Continue reading

Posted in Civil Rights, Daily Prompt, Death, Democracy, Equality, forgiveness, Human Rights, Nelson Mandela, South Africa | Tagged , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

The Right To Move On

I received a teary call from my sister the other evening.  Our mother is visiting her this week.  Her boys were both graduating and they had invited their grandmother to this milestone event.  One was graduating from middle school and … Continue reading

Posted in bullying, Divorce, Family, forgiveness, Graduation, marital infidelity, Marriage, Moving On | Tagged , , , , , , | 15 Comments

Danish Film: In A Better World

The film, “In A Better World” won Best Foreign Film at the 2011 Golden Globes and the 83rd Academy Awards.  The Danish movie, directed by Susanne Bier, was featured on NPR where Ms. Bier was interviewed.  Since I learned about it, I … Continue reading

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