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Your Brain is Flexible

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You have a tempered, reasonable way of thinking.You tend to take every new idea in, and meld it with your world view.For you, everything is always changing. Each moment is different.Your thinking process tends to be very natural - with no beginnings or endings. Find out yours at www.blogthings.com

We the undersigned petition the Prime Minister to grant grandparents rights

Sign this petition on http://petitions.number10.gov.uk/scottishrights/ and get everyone else to sign it too it's for England too - this site has lots of interesting and relevant petitions to sign. make a difference in your community!

'You'll never see your grandchildren again': Social worker's warning to couple after they spoke out over gay adoption row (www.dailymail.co.uk)

So runs the headline in the Daily Mail this week. I cannot fathom the workings of the social workers minds who would place the needs of a gay couple before the emotional needs of two children, already battle scarred with life and cheating them out of the love and care of their extended family and with no regard to placing them in a loving home. If anyone knows of a petition out there to return the children to their rightful guardians - the grandparents - then let me know -I will sign it! Bureaucracy, the nanny state and polictical correctness gone mad! On the one hand the government puts in place laws against ageism - but this doesn't apply if you want to adopt and give a loving home to a child. And the government are encouraging people on incapacity benefits back to work but again apparently not if you want to look after your grandchild. In fact the local council are the worst for this - as anyone who goes for an interview with them will testify there is always a long medic…

My sister's Reception into the Church

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John Safran: The Pope vs the Dalai Lama

ANTHOLOGY: CHANTS AND POLYPHONY - Panis Angelicus by the Norbertine Fathers of St. Michael's Abbey

Gregorio Allegri - Miserere mei, Deus

Palestrina -

What am I reading?

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I am reading "Finding Sanctuary - Monastic Steps for Everyday Life." From the TV series The Monastery by Abbot Christopher Jamison

Me and My Girls

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tupac ft DMX-lord give me a sign

I like this mix version of DMX

What I Am Reading

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"A Mother Like Alex" by Bernard Clark - a book that I can't put down about a remarkable woman who adopts 9 children with different needs, 7 of them with Downs Syndrome. Very interesting story and how she takes on these children and they become a family and how she integrates them with their wider families. Well worth a read.

Four Weddings and a Funeral -

Premature Baby Born At 27 weeks

There's nothing more precious than a baby.