Monthly Archives: December 2012

Special Edition – Happy Holidays: Mom Lucy

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Happy Holidays: Mom Lucy by Shamama Dear Adopted Holiday Child, It can be hard to know what to say to someone who doesn’t have support from their family over the holidays. My own daughter has been pretty lucky for the most part. She always knew, because I told her repeatedly, that I didn’t care who she loved, as long as they… Read more »

“Time, the world’s greatest illusion” by Tom Taffel

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  What if you were to resolve things into thoughts and not think of a sunset as a daily event which takes place at a predictable time, but as an experience, a different dimension, unbounded by time; a quality of beauty and not a predictable, measured event?   Wouldn’t that be liberating– de-emphasizing matter, making it less consequential while focusing on the… Read more »

Prayer for Sandy Hook Elementary

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   “As a country we have been through this too many times – an elementary school in Newtown, a shopping mall in Oregon, a temple in Wisconsin, a movie theater in Aurora, a street corner in Chicago. These are our neighborhoods, these children are our children. We have to come together and take meaningful action to prevent more tragedies like this, no… Read more »

A Message to the Unaccepting Parents of Gay Kids

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Family Rejection + Religious Rejection  = Self Rejection Self Rejection  = Depression, Addiction, and Suicide  The Solution is Unconditional Love. A panel of 26 leading researchers, clinicians, educators and policy experts, assembled by AFSP, has released a comprehensive report on the prevalence and underlying causes of suicidal behavior in lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender adolescents and adults. The report appeared… Read more »

Gone Too Soon – Prayer for Josh Pacheco, Gay Michigan Teen, Committed Suicide After Intense Bullying

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  When somebody commits suicide from bullying of any kind the entire world loses. Raising awareness and prevention by talking about suicide. Gone too soon. Josh Pacheco (View the Video) 5:21                                           Michigan Live. By Sarah Schuch | sschuch@mlive.com  on December 04, 2012… Read more »

Virginia Harris, C.S.B. – What influences you, brain or spiritual consciousness?

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* Oprah: “What is the message you received? Tell us that.” Dr. Alexander: “You are loved, deeply cherished, forever. There is nothing you have to fear. You will always be loved . . .” Virginia Harris, C.S.B. – What influences you, brain or spiritual consciousness? Posted: 05 Dec 2012 12:38 PM PST There is quite a conversation going on –… Read more »

Unconditional Love

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  For what it may be worth to you – I am a Journal listed CS practitioner, When my son, my only child, came out as gay a number of years ago, I did not ask God to change him; I asked God to change me-to open my eyes and heart wide enough to not lose sight of all that… Read more »

World AIDS Day – 12/01/2012

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                        LOVE IS THE CURE ON LIFE, LOSS, AND THE END OF AIDS by Elton John  When AIDS is an uncomfortable and untouchable subject, the disease spreads.  But when we bring it to the fore, when we aren’t afraid to confront it, information spreads.  Compassion spreads.  The cure spreads…. Read more »

Special Edition – The Day Rosa Parks made history by riding a bus

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        The Day Rosa Parks made history by riding a bus This weekend marks the 57th anniversary of Rosa Parks’ decision to sit down for her rights on a Montgomery, Ala., bus, and put the effort to end segregation on a fast track. By NCC Staff   Rosa Parks with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parks was arrested… Read more »