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I enjoyed these expressions about peace and compassion…I too am grieved over recent events.

Peace and Grace,

Olive

Urban Simplicty

Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.”
The Dalai Lama
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I cried today. I haven’t done that in a while. My mind—and heart—are still reeling from the recent shootings in the movie theater in Colorado. What a horrific, selfish, and senseless act. I still cannot believe this actually happened (another one). It prompted me to write this post, but at the same time I don’t want to focus on the shootings…especially not on the shooter himself; there’s enough of that in media right now and for days to come. My thoughts and prayers are with the dead and injured, and their families and friends.
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It’s unbelievable to me that this keeps happening. It really is. I can’t help but wonder what the hell is wrong. And I know that there is no simple or single answer. Today, in many instances, violence…

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