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Invitation to join a Group UNESCO project by an Associate Professor of a Ukranian School
I just spent time in the last few minutes with a young friend online that has lost his daddy in the last week .. suddenly ..
Its a sadness and a comfort to know that his feelings can match mine in the way he describes his family life .. and that he is 30 years my junior but can still have that expression of feeling like he could treat someone that badly that loved him ... My own family life was average enough I suppose - in that my parents had a 30 year age difference between them when I was born - did not add to the calmness of family life at home .. to say the least and it made me not wish participate with a great many people in my life - as being aloof and distant spares feelings in the first place .. and introversion is not that bad a lifestyle really .. at best no one gets hurt ..
My friend today needed strong support and I gave it my best attempt today to have him reassured that his daddy loved him and was with him always ... I can remember my dads death - I felt nothing ... not a thing .. but I was there when he passed away on July 6, 1993 and had been there .. for at least that last 3 weeks of his life and saw one kind moment out of him before he took his own life with a pill overdose ..
So I have tried to give my friend the best advice and concern that I can as he feels to blame for his feelings .. and thats not the case for him to feel so badly at 19 ..
Peace through Education an article by Dr. Darleana McHenry
How do we use literacy to get children involved in the Peace process?
==== kept article at my main page ..
I also need to say that I am 49 years old and moving toward being set in my ways. There are roughly 15 + years give or take before my government could require or mandate retirement. Like most people I have had my time of things and I will state again and again that I am not perfect nor do I wish to be. What I do learn I choose to learn as independently as possible .. that is a preference and not an insult ..
I understand myself these days better and with that understanding comes patience towards myself and forgiveness and that can extend outwards .. however, I also recoil from being hurt and that is nothing unique about me - others do the same .. I am not unique just trying to pull myself out of troubles that are of my own creation .. and I can create a few .. how about you? I am 100% human and make a lot of mistakes; but I can live with mistakes and I am not afraid of them or making them .. and I love to learn (independently) .. I am also quite too opinionated .. sometimes and other times I don't speak up at all until its too late .. live and let live is a great motto .. as well as a day at a time .. and I am not here for a popularity contest; as I would lose any contest to someone else who is more popular ... smiling .. or to impress, because I am not impressive at all .. just plain Jennie .. I leave impressiveness to others.. I am just an average person and not special ..
Everyone please do have a wonderful Christmas Holiday .. and a safe one .. that goes for Miss Nellie also ..
Well lets see what happens here at this discussion group .. good things will happen .. even if its just assisting one person ..
Please let this be the right path ..