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CommunityCompassion, IntoTheSormTogether -

At the age of 12, I did not know what is good for me, nor how do I make life decisions that will change my life path. We trust our parents, and grandparents to do right by us. We knew how to work, how to chop wood, build a fire, gut fish, then cut and hang it to dry. We learned by the age of 12, to use a power saw, how to skin a moose, and most knew how to shoot a gun or snare a rabbit. We also knew what it was like in the winter to cut...

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IntoTheSormTogether -

As children, we are taught the order of the alphabets. A - is always first, then B, then C, etc... We are taught to combine the letters to express a feeling or name an object. Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, middle school, high school, college, university all teach us about grammer β€œTraditional grammar identifies eight parts of speech in the English language, namely: verb, noun, pronoun, adjective, adverb, preposition, conjunction and interjection. Each part has a function within a sentence; the function each part of speech serves identifies what part of speech it is. Each part connects to the other in some...

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MayTimeOfChange, OneBeadAtATime, YouAreEnough -

We know time doesn’t stand still for no one, no matter how hard we try to hang on to that one precious moment, it begins to so slip away the exact moment it occurs. I remember as a child I would be sitting at Mamma’s feet as she was beading and I would watch as she sewed. One bead at a time from a container of mixed size 10 beads. She would give me a tablespoon full of beads on a white cloth, as a variety of beads sat in front of me, I would separate the beads from the...

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CommunityCompassion, IntoTheSormTogether, MayTimeOfChange -

We will never eradicate the unnatural deaths; we will, however, continue to talk and listen with compassion. We can make a difference, even if it is - one person, because that one person, no matter their age, is someone's child. As I look at the world differently now, everything and anything is accomplishable in steps, small, baby, or significant steps it can be done! The realization that we can make a difference in one person's life. As we journey on the highway, knowing that we are setting an example for a grieving child, a family a community. To teach the...

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CommunityCompassion, IntoTheSormTogether, MayTimeOfChange, StartTalkingKeepTalking -

40 days of what seems to a long journey seems to be insignificant when we know that someone we love is struggling. We can try to continue to hide the fact that Suicide exists, that just means we are building the foundation for the stigmas to continue. When we name the demon that is stalking our children, our boys and girls, our men and women then we can start to retaliate and start claiming our future back. The demon gets a hold of their minds and when it claims their spirit we have to fight harder to keep our loved...

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