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Khutbah: Recognizing our Invisible Martyrs

10 Oct 2021 14 minute read 0 comments mekhiMKL

In memory of, and dedicated to Cirak Mateos Tesfazgi  إِنَّا لِلَّٰهِ وَإِنَّا إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعُونَ‎ We belong to God and to Him we shall return Rise in Power   Originally Published July 2020 Initially, I had planned to present a khutbah on another to...


26 Aug 2021 1 minute read 0 comments HamondStrabwary

Things in life have a tendency to go wrong sometimes. Dishes are dropped. People's hearts are broken. Cars breakdown. Loved ones pass away. I created a rough ball point pen and pencil outline of this piece back in 2013, the year my wife passed away....

I chose to listen: Ravencoin and messages from the other side

10 Aug 2020 1 minute read 2 comments Average Jo

My Mother's maiden name was Black. She died in 2011. I was 41. Within two short years, it broke me. In April 2013, after choosing to stay, Bitcoin appeared to me. I bought one for $100. Thus began a five year trek into cryptoland that was filled with...

Losing a Loved One During the Holidays is Tragic

15 Dec 2019 3 minute read 0 comments ccuthbertauthor

“There are two ways of spreading light; to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.”--Edith Wharton   The holidays are a particularly difficult time for many people. When you suffer from mental illness, it can feel like a time of year particul...

How Grief and Love are Similar

10 Dec 2019 2 minute read 0 comments ccuthbertauthor

“Grief is a force of energy that cannot be controlled or predicted. It comes and goes on its own schedule. Grief does not obey your plans, or your wishes. Grief will do whatever it wants to you, whenever it wants to. In that regard, Grief has a lot...

Trailer Park Crabs: Grief

28 May 2019 1 minute read 2 comments Ginae B. McDonald

Wednesday night I had a dream. It began with my family of origin, which was a mother, a father and a younger sister. Then, there was a dog, who was actually Ms. Mixie, who had passed away 3 years ago. In the dream, I didn't realize that she was no lo...