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Janet Brown
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Never did fit into someone else's box
Never did fit into someone else's box

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Amazing how that works! #bekind
A long-overlooked branch of Darwinian thinking is the observation that tribes who cooperated and sacrificed for one another were more likley to be victorious over other tribes. Apparently nature rewarded both the fittest - and the kindest.
~ Dan Harris


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The Lonely Dance by Janet Elliott Brown
Slowly, the fog swirls around me. It is the fog born of sudden loss. The shock comes even in the knowing of death. The soul is moving gently as it begins the lonely dance of acceptance. That melancholy song that plays just for me. I am reaching for the rope...
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Happy Little Rain Dance by Janet Elliott Brown
The wind has had its way with my hair. Feeling it blow on my face.  Music drifts in and out on the breeze. Just listening to the sounds of summer floating thru the trees. The boats in the harbour, anchors down, gently rocking. Like a lullaby, the water slap...
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When You Meet a Jimbo by Janet Elliott Brown
They aren't confused by who they are. They know. What confuses them is how people treat them. The cruelty of adults can emotionally devastate a child who already deals with being different. Adults only hurt them with their judgements. I say, if we ain't wal...
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The Very Thing by Janet Elliott Brown
Maybe getting the air knocked out of you, is the very thing your lungs need to remind them how much they love to breathe.
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Something to ponder... by Janet Elliott Brown
Ponderings by Janet Each day, we will make a new memory. Without even thinking about it, memories are made. The most important memories, along with the oddest recollections, happiest, saddest and most prolific memories will last for the rest of our lives. O...
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Life by Janet Elliott Brown
When in high school, we had debates. We were encouraged to debate current issues, like the Viet Nam war or women's rights. On FB, many people think that talking about important issues is a no-no. If one does that, they are looked at as dissidents. Yes, diss...
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Did I Change by Janet Elliott Brown
I seriously don't know why or how my beliefs are so much different than my friends and family. It seems we do have the past in common, but not the present or the future. That has really been bothering me and I find myself questioning myself and wondering ho...
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Make a New Path by Janet Elliott Brown
Whatever man puts in your way, God will clear away or just make a new path for you. Once upon a time, I thought life got easier the older we get. I was wrong. We just have to learn to keep overcoming. I say to myself, "Be like the water, that takes the path...
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Momentous Moments by Janet Elliott Brown
One defining moment in my life could only happen because of another defining moment. In school, I had a hard time when we moved here from Michigan in the 4th grade. I almost failed math and my handwriting was so bad that my teacher wouldn't put my paper on ...
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