humanity

Humanity begins at home.

Abby Fisher4 months ago
Life
So, over a year ago, my soon-to-be husband at the time, came to me and wanted to help one of his friends out of a tough situation in terms of having nowhere to go. I was a little apprehensive at the t...
Dawn Elizabeth4 months ago
Nosey?
A few of my friends are now reaching the point where they have been with significant others for a long period of time. So now as tradition would typically dictate in our society's norms, naturally the...
Michelle Schultz4 months ago
30 Journal Entries to Self Discovery - Day 9
Happy day nine everyone! I'm honestly loving this journal for more than just the writing. I really love that people are actually following along. I really liked hearing about other people's favorite b...
Victoria M4 months ago
What It's Like to Be a First Gen Immigrant
The topic of arranged marriages never gets brought up as much as they used to, love marriage is what everyone thinks about when marriage is brought up in a conversation. For me growing up, my life fel...
Diane Campbell4 months ago
11 Things to Know About Care Homes
I worked as a care worker and activities manager for a elder care home for over a year. I saw both sides of life for my residents and even comforted the families who were torn to pieces because their ...
Lucie Watkins4 months ago
Can Young People Care?
When you hear of caring or nursing, people can sometimes automatically jump to an image of a mature lady nursing poor patients. This assumption has changed in latter years with more and more young peo...
Growing Up Bilingual
I was spending my usual Friday nights in my room watching Netflix and eating ice cream when I heard something on Jane The Virgin that made me think. Jane, the main character, who has a baby, named Mat...
Brittany Johnston4 months ago
Sharing a Life Experience
Sometimes, life isn't always what it seems. I know most people are aware of that. Do you believe that "everything happens for a reason"? I do—oddly enough, despite all the bad things that happened to ...
L. Rose Sargeant4 months ago
That Northern Country Feel: Part One
Family life and the place in which you are raised always has an effect on your psyche; be it how you respond to different situations, what you personal beliefs are, or how you converse with your frien...
Brian Kannard5 months ago
The Eggs, the Fireplace, and the Oroborus
When I was a child, my Mother was a domestic engineer. Back in the 1970s that was the what would become a politically correct version of housewife. Whatever the term of the day for a mother whose care...
Christina Oswald5 months ago
What a Pretty Picture Mama
A little boy stands before a picture, yellowing at the edges. With a tiny finger, he points at the two people that he does not know and quietly remarks to his mother, “What a pretty picture Mama.” The...
DM Werner5 months ago
So You Are a Photographer and Gave Away a Few Prints?
So you gave away a few prints. No big deal. Don’t sweat it. I probably would have done the same thing. You did a sales session, the husband wasn't very kind to mom. You did a reveal session and showed...
Lauren Day5 months ago
An Ode to Summer '13 // Notes from My Phone
There are certain moments when my mind wanders across the Great Plains of my bran and I scratch beneath the surface to find memories that haven't seen the sun in years. I unbury them from their solida...
Veronica Williams5 months ago
Strength in His Tears
My father is a strong person. He’s also layered, interesting, and a little complex. I’ve known him for thirty-two short years, and have been in awe of his person the entire time. To write about him wo...
Sherrie Pogue5 months ago
Changing the World Starts in Our Homes
How does someone destroy you so thoroughly and boldly and not care about the disaster left? When you are raising your children, teach them morals, values, and worth. Teach them to be respectable, cari...
Kathleen Cruz5 months ago
Life and Family
Have you ever felt completely overwhelmed, like you can’t finish one simple task a day, or that you are rushing last minute to turn everything in? If so, you may be experiencing the excruciating task ...
Iria Vasquez-Paez5 months ago
Non-Profit Organization
I have an idea for a non-profit, which is to establish a non-profit as well as shelter, dedicated to helping people escape abusive families, as well as get on or off disability. This non-profit would ...
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J Buntin6 months ago
An Open Letter to Racists
Hey guys, My husband is the most forgiving, understanding, accepting person on this Earth. And as the saying goes "opposites attract" so the next person that threatens my husband or my family will und...