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“Oh Girl”

I included this song in the William Tell Show playlist because it never fails to move me.  I think it may be one of the saddest songs ever written.

These days, it has me conflicted.

ADVISORY: EXPLICIT LANGUAGE.

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2) Give up the word “deserve.”

<– 1) Do for yourself… Home 3) Get your hands dirty. –>

John C. Dorhauer’s “An Open Letter to White Men in America” begins:

Dear White Men,

You are persons of privilege.

You didn’t earn it.

This distresses me far less today than it did when I first read it.  Maybe I’ve become more comfortable with having things I don’t deserve.  More likely, I’ve lost all interest in whether people have things they don’t deserve or deserve things they don’t have.

I encourage you to lose all interest in it, too.

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5) Pray for the public schools.

<– 4) Invest your own money. Home 6) Emanate love. –>

Almost all poor children attend public schools.

It is impossible for any thing to benefit them that does not also profit society as a whole.  Thus prayer for them is a powerful shortcut to praying for the community and the nation.

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“Soft” and “hard” skills in school; and other news

Bookmarks:
Socialization technique helps in academic achievement, trial study finds
Caitlyn Virts, Relisha Tenau Rudd amber alerts
Paul Ryan and the brown bag
Woman’s brain scanned during astral projection

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