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Why do I not want to be a cop?

Posted 04-25-2012 at 05:47 PM by txtqueen

When I became an explorer I got interested in law enforcement.
I wanted to learn how to become a cop so that I could be that power, that force that steps in when something is going on and says this isn't ok and that I help the people in need and make them feel safe again.

After issues with my mom and a recent issue with the police I have lost all faith in law enforcement. I cannot bring myself to work with people who have become so calloused and stoic from years on the job,...
NEW BLOG. TJIOYM!!!
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Spring, Summer, And Sneezes: I'll Just Smile First

Posted 04-25-2012 at 04:20 PM by case44 (Welcome To Case's Column)

As spring continues its unpredictable journey in my life, the effects I deal with are sometimes not the greatest for this Texas gizzard. Love the warmer weather and the sunshine, but I also love thunderstorms (as long as I'm not at work and parked in protection from potential hail). I could probably do without the grass spore counts being as high as they are, as I've been the loudest sneezer I know, both at my abode and my workplace. Those a-choos can be heard all the way in Louisiana....
Texas-Born, Texas Proud
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Staying in HERE, NOW

Posted 04-25-2012 at 07:41 AM by LookinForMayberry

My weekly newsletter from Shamabhala's Pema Chodron reminds me that "we continually run away from the present moment, how we avoid being here just as we are. Thatís not considered to be a problem. The point is to see it."

Aging, growing fatter (it seems) by the day, locked in with failing health, out of work -- hmmm, why would I not want to remain HERE?

Then I recall all that is right in my world, and how so many others have it so worse.
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"... first take the plank out of your own eye ...
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