Automobile insurance from Massachusetts companies is based on the principle of no fault. What this means is that if you are involved with other vehicles in a car accident, regardless who is at fault, each insurance company pays for damages experienced by their insured. There is no need to go to court, no tangle over who is right and who is wrong, or any other difficulties associated with the distribution of funds to those who need them.
What happens if this principle is applied to life? What if instead of spending time assigning blame or fault with all the resentment and anger that that can produce, no fault were placed upon anyone? If that were to be the case it could mean that any resentment or anger I might feel from a perceived injury, whether physical, emotional or psychological could be seen in a different light.
Think about it. If…
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Opening up the mind and seeing truth.
By Ante Horvat
While much has been written about the various phases and techniques about the endless information war being waged against Croatia and Croats – the most seminal works being from Admiral Davor Domazet Loso, Dr. Miroslav Tudjman, and the late and extremely great Dr. Jerry Blaskovich and Michael McAdams, with Dr. Philip J. Cohen receiving a highly honorable mention – there are many aspects of this topic that still need more intensive examination, most importantly, the post-war to ongoing operations against Croatia and Croats.
Propaganda – the backbone of psychological operations and information warfare – itself has several definitions, the most applicable to Croatia’s case is information, ideas, or rumors deliberately spread widely to help or harm a person, group, movement institution, nation, etc.
While examples of negative anti-Croat propaganda date back even to the Thirty…
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One of my favorites
Think about that while listening to
The Greatest Love Of All.
I believe the children are our future
Teach them well and let them lead the way
Show them all the beauty they possess inside
Give them a sense of pride to make it easier
Let the children’s laughter remind us how we used to be
Everybody’s searching for a hero
People need someone to look up to
I never found anyone who fulfilled my needs
A lonely place to be
And so I learned to depend on me
I decided long ago, never to walk in anyone’s shadows
If I fail, if I succeed
At least I’ll live as I believe
No matter what they take from me
They can’t take away my dignity
Because the greatest love of all
Is happening to me
I found the greatest love of all
Inside of me
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A beautiful very moving poem that touches the heart.
All she ever wanted
Just a horse, a friendly beast
That’s she could call her own.
A beauty, any color would do,
Big or small
Any size at all,
It didn’t matter
Because it would be hers.
And she could call it any name
That she felt like, and she would talk to it,
Feed it, tell it her secrets
And it would understand.
It would rescue her and take her far away
From this life she lived,
The terrors surrounding her.
The nightmares would disappear
If she only had a horse, any horse would do.
It would be a magical beast
With powers to make her invisible,
To hide her in the darkness
To let her grow up and be brave.
She would have a friend
And they would ride in the sunshine
And the horse would munch on tall grasses
And apples and carrots too, she…
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Thank you to the wonderful Wolfpak member Dr. Rex for nominating me for this wonderful new award
Wolfpack member Mavadelo created this award with the following thoughts:
“I noticed that handing out awards is the way to go on WordPress to show your appreciation and let someone know you really really like their blog.
So I am a big fan of wolves, member of the WordPress Wolfpack and part-time werewolf so I thought I create an award that only a wolf can give out and thus I present you with The Howler award.”
Display the award on your blog. This can be in your sidebar or on a special award page
Thank the person who gave you the award and link to their blog
Give 3 examples of things you would like to see changed in the world
Nominate (in your own time) at least 5 bloggers that deserve the award
(Optional, hey you know me by now right??) Donate the equivalent of $10 to a charity of your choice (optional because I can not check it, however it would be HIGHLY appreciated).
3 things I would like to see changed in the world:
- That Racism and Bigotry end
- That the World really values children as much as countries say they do, and show this with their actions
- That human beings have more compassion, generosity and forgiveness for other human beings
Wolves are faithful, loyal, social and honest. Please keep that in mind when awarding this to someone. Members of the WordPress Wolfpack can hand out the award at their own discretion, non members can hand out the award after they have gotten it themselves or they can suggest the person they want to nominate to one of the wolfpack members.
Introduction to the current WordPress Wolfpack members
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I have returned from the best type of vacation. It included days of laughing and playing with my four youngest grandchildren and going to some new places. I ate piggies and played peek a boo, I painted a canvas and read a story. I listened to their excited stories and laughed at their antics. Though physically tired, I am relaxed and happy inside.
I can close my eyes and still hear cries of “Nana! Nana!” There was almost sixty degree weather and sun. Let me repeat that: Sun! I know this may not sound like a good vacation to many but the children lifted up my heart and soul. It is why we do all we do. We write and speak out for a better world for the young ones. We extend kindness, compassion and forgiveness to make the world a better place now but also to make it a better place for the young ones in the future.
Very little of the pain and the heart ache that happens in this world, happens for any reason except humans hurting other humans for greed, power, hatred and a lack of compassion for our fellow human beings. It always comes back to our teaching positive traits and respect for others to the little ones. Then they teach their little ones some day.
That is the plan. It is a good plan with only one flaw: we teach more hatred than love. We live by violent means not kind, compassionate ones. Human beings provide a hell here on earth and then wonder why our children and grandchildren look at life with skepticism and disdain. We teach them of our disappointments and our short comings. Then we wonder why the world is not what it was supposed to be.
Humans must evolve into a higher being, a being that we are meant to be. A being who lives in awareness of the Divine within. A being who would never bring harm to another for any reason. We are meant to soar. We are meant to fly with the angels. The song that fills the heart is meant to last for this entire life on this plane of existence. I think that we must care more, do more and spread more love and positive energy into the world. We need to act more and give lip service less…a lot less. Every one of us has a story. The story of our lives. Some are rich with love and compassion. Some of us have stories of struggle and survival. Some beings have stories of despair, pain, darkness and yet they come through some way surrounded by light that they refused to give up.
What I am trying to say is that no one promised us a life of ease or monetary richness. We can and must take what we have found around us and we must fight the darkness and pain. We must use every available chance to heal ourselves…sometimes with a little help from our friends. We need to take the inner fear and pain and shake it off. Lift up your faces to the sun and be thankful for everything we have been given and pass all the blessings down to the next generation. Teach our children to triumph and to keep their hearts full of love and their determination to improve the world something that they just work to do every day.
The joy of childhood. Being in motion with the sun on your face and the wind in your hair.
Words to live by
I wanted to tell all of my wonderful Word Press friends that I am going away for a short visit. I am going to see the four youngest of my grands. I am excited and so looking forward to the trip and the visit. I will be gone about a week. I wish you all happiness and joy, peace and laughter while I am gone. I will return to pick up my pen, or in these days to tap on my keyboard. I will probably have a funny story or two to share. Hugs to all, Barbara
There is nothing more healing than to see the youngest generation.
Listen to the joy!
Yes … YOU should!!
and to get your toes tapping to match your smile
here is my new favorite group
Frequent Contributors to Nurturing Thursday:
What is Nurturing Thursday, you ask?
In this amazingly competitive society of ours, how many of us truly feel good about ourselves? How often do we extend to ourselves … the same courtesies, considerations, nurturing, forgiveness and understanding we would a loved one, a friend, or even a stranger?
Our culture tells us we need to be special and above average to feel good about ourselves. Yet, it is not possible for all of us to be above average at the same time. Don’t we usually know of someone richer, more attractive, “more together” or successful than we are? Even if we discount the…
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