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friendship

Making Friends 101

First graders, middle schoolers, high schoolers, college kids and adults all have something in common. The need for friends. In high school I prided myself on having a few friends in several different groups. This made lunch time especially…

Them and Us

    The following poem was written by my 16-year-old daughter, Rachel. She wrote it for a class when they were studying World War II. But obviously the thoughts that flowed for her are are timeless. And so timely. My invitation…

i carry your heart with me

Image credit, shared under Creative Commons license 2.0 Today’s guest post is by my amazing niece, Grace. I’ll let her introduce her post: I think life is all about connection. And I love to imagine myself as a composite of…

I Am Soap

My friend sent me a present via Etsy – a cute stack of handmade soaps on a carved wooden dish.  I read the printed labels, smelling each bar as I went. Then I saw the black soap and I…

What Can I Do About A Mean Friend? — RUBY ANSWERS

Dear Ruby, I have a friend that often says mean or rude things to me. I don’t think she realizes how it hurts my feelings because her personality is a bit competitive and aggressive. I told her how I felt…