Posts Tagged ‘safety’

We Are All Refugees

November 20, 2015

I am proud to share this beautiful essay by my beautiful daughter, Erin, who posted it yesterday on social media. It is well thought out, well articulated and well-crafted, which is no surprise given that Erin is a smart, loving and amazing human being.

Here is Erin’s essay.

refugees-running-silhouetteMy very existence was determined by multiple ancestry strains leaving their homelands, searching for safety and security. The blood that runs in my veins encompasses numerous nationalities, religions, and legacies of people who left all they knew. Of people whose hearts were never the same after their families, friends, and neighbors were murdered. Of people who didn’t speak the language of their new “home” and were never welcomed.

The blood that runs in my veins is also the blood of the people left behind, the ones who couldn’t (more…)

Something to Hold On to

July 3, 2012

In church this last Sunday, the minister used a colorful analogy. He noted that you wouldn’t dream of riding a roller-coaster without the safety bar in place. Then, no matter how high or how fast you travel, you will be secure and you won’t fall out.

He then explained that that safety bar is (more…)

Embrace Life. Buckle Up!

May 4, 2010

As you can see in this video, when you strap on your seat belt, you are protected by love itself. This one-minute commercial is the centerpiece of the Embrace Life campaign created by the Sussex Safer Roads Partnership,


Here’s how Writer/director Daniel Cox explained his creative process:

I wanted to create a visual metaphor addressing how a single decision in a person’s day can greatly influence both their own and their loved ones’ lives. Choosing to film the story inside the family living room represents the (more…)