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  • Hello and thank you for having me. I suffer from systemic lupus (with fibromyalgia) and agoraphobia, all of which can be very "invisible" at times. The lupus has affec...
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    Folks, mentors, and friends; We seem to be having such fun with the thread sharing our opening lines, how ’bout starting a new one for what could be called transitions...
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  •   Ladies of Literature, I found this an interesting subject and quite controversial as no matter what ethnic origin you stem from, living with a positive outlook is so...

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  • Amy Wise commented on her article Love Is Not A Skin Color.....
    Kevin I think you are right. In her case I think part of it is she is having so many struggles in her life in regards to men she justifies this thinking with the old.....
  • How timely for me that you posted your excellent essay at this time. This is such a huge subject isn't it for those of us who are writing/have written a memoir. This p...
  • "It hurts then to love. It is like giving yourself to be flayed and knowing that at any moment the other person may just walk off with your skin" -- Susan Sontag