met who had a great impact on me and inspired me profoundly. Her name is Glennon Doyle Melton. She is the founder of Momastery which is probably one of the biggest mom blogs on the Internet. She is also the author of the New York Times bestseller 'Carry On, Warrior'. For her Blissdom appearance Glennon sat on the Social Ettiquette panel with, amongst others, Glen Canning, the father of Rahtaeh Parsons, a teenager from Nova Scotia who attempted suicide after being g...
The spirits of children are shattered, tender hearts broken with words, and precious bodies riddled and limp from abuse. Eyes that should glisten with wonder and excitement are enveloped with dismay and destruction. Fathers physically beat their little girls. Mothers leave newborns in locked cars, and some parents degrade their children with verbal daggers. Child abuse is much more serious than people want to believe. Child abuse comes in different forms: neglect, physical, and verbal abuse. But
The Unbearable Lightness of Being - It is Better to Carry a Heavy Load "Is it better to carry a heavy load on your shoulders, or cope with the unbearable lightness of being?" Phillip Kaufman coupled brilliant film techniques with wonderful acting to put together the film The Unbearable Lightness of Being based off of Milan Kundera's novel of the same title. The film is set in Prague during the spring of 1968. At this time the Russians are still trying to exercise their communist control over
exclaimed, "Once again, my dear Holmes, you have outdone yourself! Pray tell me, how do you deduce all this from such scarce clues?" "It is simplicity itself. First of all, note the writing in green puff paint. 'Omnia mea mecum porto'--Latin for "I carry all my possessions with me." A person who chooses to identify him or herself with such a phrase must be prepared to thoroughly explain and discuss it with any curious passersby.
defend, to protect, and to be more responsible than the common citizen. Concealed carry holders reduce crime by having a firearm active within a moment’s notice to defend against all sorts of threats. The definition of defense is the action of defending from or resisting an attack. Open carry refers to when you have a firearm holstered and the handle of the weapon is visible from two or more sides. Concealed carry is covered by an article of clothing or garmentMany rapes and robberies could be prevented
the United States about six million people have a concealed carry permit. Everyone of the fifty states allows concealed carry to varying degrees. The states allow concealed guns partly because guns are proven to reduce crime rates by an average of five and two thirds percent(Concealed Guns). Although guns are allowed in all of the states, they are not allowed in most government and school buildings. Qualified adults should be allowed to carry concealed handguns because guns are an effective form of
The Things We Carry C.S Lewis once said, “It’s not the load that breaks you down. It’s the way you carry it.” In our life, we carry numerous things that we never imagined would weigh so much, or that we would even carry in the first place. We bring some of the things because of necessities, whereas, we just carry the others because they have an intrinsic value for us. One of them is a cellphone which is one of the greatest necessities of mankind now because of the vast advancement in the world of
alley while walking home from her night class and was sexually assaulted. Megan did not ask for this calamity, but she did ask to be allowed to carry a concealed weapon on campus to protect herself. In this case it was too late for Megan, but maybe this unfortunate event can be used to help others like Megan in the future. Students should be allowed to carry concealed weapons on campus to protect themselves from rape and assault or if a school shooting were to occur. Despite the fact that
concealed carry bills. Concealed carry is becoming more common in public venues due to the passing of bills in more states. What is concealed carry? Concealed carry is the carrying of a handgun on one’s person with a legal permit allowing them to do so. The handgun must be visible from three points of view. In order to attain a concealed carry permit, an individual must attend one or more classes taught by a certified teacher. Handguns, or pistols, are used more commonly for concealed carry because
exercise their constitutionally granted right to defend themselves by carrying a concealed weapon. I myself am a law-abiding student here at North Idaho College. I have been an active member of the National Rifle Association since 1990, and a concealed carry permit holder for the last 10 years. I grew up with my father and grandfather teaching me firearm safety, and I increased my skills in firearm training serving in the United States Marine Corps, qualifying as an expert in both pistol and rifle marksmanship