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Grandpa Ed was badass

Grandpa Ed was badass Yeah. Forgive the word badass, it doesn’t come easy to my generation. But it is, in fact, the word that fits. And I thank the generation that coined it. In 1954 my father, Edward James Howard, … Continue reading

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Race in America: My Reflections on “The Present Crisis”

Poetry is all I have to offer today when my country is in such turmoil. I write a lot about race unity, hoping to spread hope. Wherever there is a thought of hate, replace it with a thought of love. … Continue reading

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We need diverse books campaign

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The World is Getting Better, not Worse – Unity of Thought in World Undertakings

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The World is Getting Better, not Worse – Unity of Thought in World Undertakings

The World is Getting Better, not Worse – Unity of Thought in World Undertakings The world is getting better, not worse. It can be proven. By measuring the increase in something called “unity of thought in world undertakings.” Whenever all … Continue reading

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Europe and the joke of reverse colonialism

Europe is being invaded and I’m laughing. But at the same time I’m weeping(really) because people are suffering and dying to escape from war and persecution. How sad it is to walk through a long, long underwater tunnel to get … Continue reading

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On forgiveness, race fatigue and righteous anger

  In the wake of another senseless incident of racial violence the majority of Americans are sagging their heads in desperation, rubbing their hearts to assuage the pain of a wound that will not heal, saying, “I can’t do this … Continue reading

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Home (My reflections on the present crisis)

          Home “And except those days be shortened there shall be no flesh saved: but for the elect’s sake those days shall be shortened.” Revelations   I am looking for a place to lay down my … Continue reading

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MORAL COURAGE, a book launch on Mother’s Day about war and peace.

Released on Mother’s Day and dedicated to her mother (Jane Reynolds Howard) Moral Courage is the newest novel by independent author Rhea Harmsen. It follows the indie release of The Harvest of Reason (2012), Intermarry (2013), and God Created Women … Continue reading

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Recommended link: One ayatollah’s stand for the Baha’i

Originally posted on Everybody Means Something:
Ayatollah Abdol-Hamid Masoumi-Tehrani There is a very moving piece by Ibrahim Mogra in the Guardian today, which is most appropriate as it is the first day of Ridvan, the most important Bahá’í Festival. I…

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