Surviving Abuse

Please ignore this post if you want to avoid political issues: Once upon a time, not so long ago as it now seems, I was in an abusive relationship.  What I saw then, I see now in Washington. Before I had committed to this relationship, I thought, quite naively that with nothing but hard work […]

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The Pride Cycle

A long time ago, I recognized a pattern.  Maybe I recognized it because I was taught it in Sunday School, but it should be pretty evident for those who have studied history.  In Sunday School, they called it “The Pride Cycle.”  Historians would call it they cycle of civilization, or some such (like such as).  […]

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