"Good sense is both the first principal and the parent source of good writing." ~ Ray Bradbury ~

Let's teach our children that for every loss there is a new game to play. That sometimes the only one who can save them is themselves. If you want to save our children, let them fall early and show them how to stand back up proudly. (huffingpost)
Exclusion is often a matter of comfort and laziness not bigotry. And that is what is lost in the conversation that is diversity. It is a decision not a matter of happenstance. It is a decision that requires attention and diligence. (technorati)
Child abuse is learned. In some cases it’s cultural. What it has never been is right. It doesn't make stronger men and women. It creates generations of broken individuals who, to varying degrees, learn how to function with dysfunction. . (this week in blackness)