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|Father Poem: A Child's Hug|
If a child is Heaven sent, then we are not giving but receiving. It is a child's hug that permeates our soul and thus we are graced.
Fred Reed: Sedition, Even
Democracy. Sort of. Kinda. Maybe, anyway. Part of the conventional hooha is the notion that people want democracy, and will defend it to the death. To believe this is to misunderstand the very foundation of politics. Most people want only to be comfortable -- i.e., fed, warm, dry, secure, amused, and sexually satisfied.
True Soap: The Role of Support
Your question on the phone seems to me rather in line with the person who, having put a bellows to a fire, later stops by the scene to ask how things are going.
One out of every two thousand births is an intersex child, and the new baby presents the parents with a sudden gender dilemma. A tradition of secrecy means most parents are totally unprepared.
I'm not sure what it is about siblings, but somewhere along the way some of us find it difficult to love each other like we love our friends.