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Maura L.

"TOLERANCE...Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter"

Euless, TX, USA
married, 2 children
Speaks: English
Joined Oct 1, 2006

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the capacity for or the practice of recognizing and
respecting the beliefs or practices of other

The following two illustrations I did in pencil. The first one is called Three Little Piggies and the second is The Kelpie.

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the pledge
I am here because I believe in making the world a better place.
I believe in treating others with trust and respect.
I believe everyone has something to contribute.


Did you know you can click once a day, every day at these sites? Each click is FREE! That's 365 chances each year to donate to each of these causes!


The Union of Concerned Scientists is the leading science-based nonprofit working for a healthy environment and a safer world.

Believe In Your heart
Believe in your heart that something wonderful is about to happen.
Love your life.
Believe in your own powers and your own potential and in your
own innate goodness.

Wake every morning with the awe of just being alive.
Discover each day the magnificent awesome beauty in the world.
Explore and embrace life in yourself and in everyone you see each day.
Reach within to find your own specialness.
Amaze yourself and rouse those around you to the potential of each
new day.

Don't be afraid to admit that you are less than perfect.
This is the essence of your humanity.
Let those who love you help you.
Trust enough to be able to take.
Look with hope to the horizon of today for today is all we truly have.
Live this day well.
Let a little sun out as well as in.
Create your own rainbows.
Be open to all your possibilities - All possibilities and Miracles.
Always believe in Miracles.
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Clean Peace

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What is an endangered species?
WWF doesn't determine which species are considered endangered. The IUCN (the World Conservation Union) is the organization that WWF and other conservation groups, government agencies, scientists and academics look to for that information. IUCN brings together the world's leading scientists, including those from WWF, to assess the conservation status of species, subspecies, varieties and subpopulations on a global scale, highlighting species threatened with extinction and promoting their conservation.

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during Sudan famine 1994
- Lack of interest or concern, especially regarding matters of general importance or appeal; indifference.

- The systematic and planned extermination of an entire national, racial, political, or ethnic group.

Every day, the 2.5 million people chased from their homes in Darfur face the threat of starvation, disease, and rape, while the few lucky enough to remain in their homes risk displacement, torture and murder. they need your help.

Sign send a message - "Help Stop the Genocide in Darfur!"

Genocide Intervention Network

A History of Genocide in the 20th Century

Volunteer Organizations

Global Volunteer Network and VolunteerMatch

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Thirteen Million Baby Boomers Care for Ailing Parents, 25% Live with Parents. Watching parents grow older can be an emotional drain on adult children.This is especially difficult for those who still want to see their mother and father as vibrant, active, middle-aged individuals.
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Kitty with sunglasses

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Democracy Now! is a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program airing on over 450 stations in North America.
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Joined Oct 1, 2006 Activist Aspirations Casual 
Here for Meeting Friends, Support a Cause 
Group Host of none yet
Groups Aimee's Cool Stuff, Amnesty International, Care2 Feedback and Suggestions, Cat Lovers, DNC - Democratic National Committee, Fighting For The Big Cats, Friend Of The Week, Friends of Feral Cats, GRAPHIX & SIGGIES FOR THE TAKING, Homeless Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, Macs or Nothing, NATURE PROVIDES, Save the World Grow Hemp, THE WHOLE CHILD~Advocates for Genital Integrity more »
Hometown Richland, Washington & Fort Worth, TX 
Birthday Sept 02  
About Me I'm relaxed and a good listener. I enjoy listening because I learn a great deal about others. People issues are the most important to me since what we do affects everything in life. I have a positive attitude although I am moody at times. I cherish my family and friends. I don't follow the crowd. I think for myself and say what needs to be said but I choose my words.
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Activist Aspirations Casual
Political Leaning Very Liberal
Wild Fact About Me I lived for two months in Ucacaro, Michoacan, Mexico
My Philosophy Be happy, don't worry, treat yourself and others well
What Gives Me Hope Voting, research in medicine, technology, continuing education, people who take action!
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by Have everyone spend 30 days in someone else's shoes
What/who changed my life and why Ron/husband, parents, the late '60's and early '70's, finding myself through counseling and meditation
Quotation "Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter." Martin Luther King Jr. AND "The truest test of civilization, culture and dignity is character and not clothing." Gandhi
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    I'm grateful to you, my Care2 friend!!!
    Wishing you a peaceful, bountiful, joyful day!!!

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    Have a fantastic week !!! 

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    Very Belated but Very Happy Birthday, Maura
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    Samhain Blessings )O(

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    no tricks just treats for you my friend !!!
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    fall girlgoldenWarm, Joyous Autumn !!!
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    Hope you had a sweet day,
    Wishes for a great year. Hugs Pam

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    and may all the good you did last year and all the good you do this year return to you 490,000 greater immediately and retroactively.

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