There are many reasons why I am reaching out to you now for donations to Boo Jarchow’s fundraiser. Beyond all my personal and heartfelt reasons, there are enticing donor incentives. And above all that, there are lofty aspirations for all of us taking action… we become part of the panacea of raising awareness and funds for a worthy cause that provides help to make that difference in the lives of people living with HIV and AIDS, and perhaps alleviate suffering… which benefits all humankind. ~ sarah nean bruce
i am strong .
i let go of that past .
i am not excusing you .
i will always remember .
i do not require an apology .
i do not expect you to change .
i believe your truth will come to you .
i know forgiveness is just for me .
i affirm my healing journey .
i wish you well henceforth .
i gave my time to time .
i release you forever .
i free myself now .
~ sarah nean bruce
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… the monkeys are cursed with consciousness ,
and so the monkeys are afraid ,
so the monkeys worry ,
the monkeys worry about everything ,
but mostly about what all the other monkeys think ,
because the monkeys desperately want to fit in
with the other monkeys
“While brain science is concerned with the mental life that arises from the activity of the brain, including how perception and memory work, and what defines consciousness, art offers insight into the more experiential qualities of mind, like the subjective measures of what certain experiences feel like.” more~>
We have entered the next phase of the campaign so you can continue to help provide support to this program with your purchase of Skinn Cosmetics “Butterfly Kiss” Lip Gloss. Dimitri James and Skinn Cosmetics are giving the proceeds from the sale of this Lip Gloss in the BUTTERFLY KISS shade (excluding the cost of shipping & handling) toward our unique National Scholarship Program.
Eva, her husband Joe Cappuccio, and I, developed, spearheaded and launched the National Scholarship Program with Beckstrand by personally donating and raising money to initiate the first round of scholarships in 2011. I worked with Eva, Skinn Cosmetics and Beckstrand to design our new Skinn Butterfly Kiss Lip Gloss fundraiser. [MORE]