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Tag Archives: glass half full
My previous post, Musings of a temporarily despairing optimist, lamented the reluctance of so many people to become part of a solution, preferring instead to complain about the problem, waiting for someone else to find the solution – and then … Continue reading
Three and a half years ago I wrote a blog post that resonates so well for me today it’s frightening. There’s no doubt that the more things change, the more they stay the same. The post starts as follows: I’m … Continue reading
I’m a glass-half-full person by nature, but every once in a while the pervasive bad news leaves me with a heavy heart. The past few days have had that effect, with the ongoing reports of senseless bombing in Syria, continuing famines in the … Continue reading