Was Robin Williams' Carpe Diem commonly used before 1989? Were everyday people speaking Latin to each other? Or was it something that Robin Williams, as John Keating, taught us never to forget?
The wall of semi-trucks stretched across all of the westbound and eastbound lanes of the interstate — 13 trucks in total — creating a shorter distance for the man to fall if he did, in fact, decide to jump.
“I have this theory that if one person can go out of their way to show compassion, then it will start a chain reaction of the same. People will never know how far a little kindness can go.” —Rachel Scott
According to the National Institute of Justice, an estimated 90 percent of children who become victims of domestic sex trafficking, were already victims of sexual abuse. Further, 50 to more than 90 percent of said victims have spent time in the child-welfare system.
It was such a small comment, but it clearly reflects something many of us raised in Christian homes subconsciously believe: That being a Christian = Being a virgin and Being a virgin = Being a Christian.
“As much as you might try to quit it, friendship is literally woven into your bones. With every breath you take, you are entirely dependent on the life breathed into you by a God whose entire existence is a living, breathing, friendship of three [Father, Son & Holy Spirit.]"
“Anxiety isn’t a one size fits all, it isn’t consistent and it isn’t always easy to tell. You might think she’s just snapped at you, but it was anxiety that did it. You might think she’s angry, but it’s the anxiety that’s got a choke hold. You might think she’s not enjoying herself when you go out and it’s your fault, but it’s not. It’s anxiety.
Laughter is a form of medicine, and while laughing at some meme certainly won’t make your anxiety go away, it sure does bring a strong sense of comfort and support—even if only for a minute.