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.
time, I stopped to ponder that the first rule imposed on the town of Tombstone by Marshall Earp was to prohibit the carrying of guns in the city limits. “Now wait, nobody says you can’t own a gun. Nobody’s even saying you can’t carry a gun. All we’re saying is you can’t carry one in town.” (Lawman Virgil Earp to divided townspeople in the movie "Tombstone.") The townspeople were divided because one part believed that this rule would solve the crime problem, the murders, and the violence. The other
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
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
What I carry varies with the fluidity of my emotional state. When the day can be called good, I carry friends’ hands, a good book, old photographs, two Werther’s caramels in my mouth, and a smile. When the day can be called marvelous, I carry old memories, David Bowie’s ‘Greatest Hits’ album, a cup of steaming tea, two Werther’s caramels in my mouth, another one in my pocket, and multiplying laughter. In those moments, I am the Hindu god Krishna, with the universe in my mouth. I also carry floss
and assault victims who used a gun to resist were less likely to be attacked or to suffer an injury than those who used any other methods of self-protection, or those who did not resist at all” (Should Adults...). Continuing to allow the concealed carry of handguns would save the lives of millions of citizens in the future. In a time period when violent crime such as burglary, mugging, and rape happens every day, it is important that people are able to protect themselves
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