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J. Blake

My Letter to The President:
Protect ‘Big 3’ Benefits

November 29, 2012

Here is the content of the letter I sent to President Obama last week, regarding protecting the ‘Big 3’ during the current budget negotiations. Dear Mr. President, I could be your mother. Not literally, as you were born a few years before I. But, in terms of life experiences and struggles, your mother and I […]

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Zimmerman Wound Photos from Night of Shooting

June 6, 2012

I have placed the pictures of Zimmerman’s head–pictures all purportedly taken directly after the shooting of Trayvon Martin–side by side. From left to right, we see: A picture a neighbor claims to have taken on his cell phone aproximately 3 minutes after the shooting, the surveillance video from the Sanford Police Department aproximately 30 minutes […]

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The Circumcision

October 16, 2011

They left because they could not bear the sound of their baby suffering. I stayed because I could not bear the thought of my baby suffering alone.

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Wanderings of the Heart

October 6, 2011

Say these words out loud: “follow your heart.” How do you feel? This phrase speaks to the love and emotion that makes us each profoundly human, and it alludes to beautiful ideals such as free spirit and free will. If you’re anything like me, joy and peace envelope you when you think about it. Ahhh […]

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Beyond the Hurt

May 7, 2010

“Like WHAT?” These two words have been etched indelibly in my heart since I heard them four months ago. My neighbor, a troubled foster youth waiting to be adopted, said them to me when I told him “you can do better things with your life.” This teenage boy had been moved around, had issues with […]

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Healing Out Loud

April 13, 2010

Healing is something each one of us needs our own special variety of. We all have our wounds, our pains, our personal life “hits”. With our own individual makeup of strengths and deficits, we must find a way to get to them, get through them, and get beyond them—but we all inevitably have them. Given […]

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Healing Fine Launch Soon

January 27, 2010

Welcome! Thanks for stopping by to the healing fine site. Official site launch is scheduled for March 1.  The site will feature a blog, articles and user-forumns regarding healing and recovery.  General mental wellness is the focus. Recovery topics will include: grieving & loss domestic violence child abuse and neglect depression & anxiety Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) […]

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