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JUST BROWSING THE INTERNET AND FOUND A FEW TERRIFIC QUOTES TO SHARE

 

“October’s poplars are flaming torches lighting the way to winter.” ~ Nova S. Bair

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“A friend is one of the nicest things you can have, and one of the best things you can be.” ~ Douglas Pagels

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“Good for the body is the work of the body, and good for the soul is the work of the soul, and good for either is the work of the other.” ~ Henry David Thoreau

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“Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact.” ~ Henry James

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“Whenever I feel the need to exercise, I lie down until it goes away.” ~ Paul Terry

 
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AN ACT OF DOMESTIC ABUSE OCCURS EVERY 12 SECONDS IN THE U.S.

It wasn’t my intention to present a classic case of Domestic Abuse when I wrote Karma Visited, but Annie Furman is in a BAD marriage where her husband keeps her from friends and family, monitors her moves, doles out only enough money to purchase groceries, berates her verbally, and forces servitude on her.

Annie Furman is a classic case of an abused wife

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from the SUNY Downstate Medical Center:

Domestic abuse, or “battering”, is a pattern of abuse by one partner against the other, for the purpose of maintaining power and control…
Psychological battering: The abuser’s psychological or mental abuse can include constant verbal abuse, harassment, excessive possessiveness, fault-finding, isolating the woman from friends and family, deprivation of physical and economic resources, and destruction of personal property.

Common Bond, Tangled Hearts
by Chelle Cordero

Layne Gillette’s world is turned upside down when a man she has never met shows up to lay claim as the father of her 6-year old son.
When Layne’s abusive “ex-husband” shows up, they are torn apart by danger, kidnapping and lies.

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