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We the People

Our government was founded on the phrase “We the people” and those people built a strong, responsible, and free nation. Two hundred and twenty eight years later our government is more “for” the people than it is “of” the people. 668 more words


The Orphan’s Gift (Short Story)

Mrs. Clarke rapidly opened the door to the back courtyard waving her hands at the group of young children enjoying the fresh summer air. “It’s visiting time!” she shouted gleefully. 762 more words

To the Girl who...wants be a leader.

To the girl who wants to become a leader, you are afraid. Afraid of so many things. The enemy has creeped behind you and has whispered to you lies that you have chosen to believe. 1,185 more words


Orphan Train

By Christina Baker Kline

The author of Bird in Hand and The Way Life Should Be delivers her most ambitious and powerful novel to date: a captivating story of two very different women who build an unexpected friendship: a 91-year-old woman with a hidden past as an orphan-train rider and the teenage girl whose own troubled adolescence leads her to seek answers to questions no one has ever thought to ask.Nearly eighteen, Molly Ayer knows she has one last chance. 235 more words


"Momma, Stop Being So Angry"

The words of my 3 year old daughter made me cry. I yelled at her for not listening to me when I asked her to put on underwear. 385 more words

Playing hard to get

18 months ago we visited a school with over 100 children with disabilities, providing basic medical consultations on some very complicated kids.

We returned last week with an energetic pediatric OT in tow, who was the star of the show for 3 days while she gave presentations to teachers and parents as well as answering questions for up to 4 hours nonstop on the last day. 407 more words



Who is an Orphan?

Islamically,  an orphan is a child who is left with no protection because their father  passed away. Nevertheless, the rights upon a believer towards an orphan isn’t limited to the above definition. 576 more words