All Creatures Great and Small

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“Guard the life of another creature as you would your own because it is your own.  On life’s scale of values, the smallest is no less precious to the creature who owns it than the largest.” ~ Lloyd Biggle Jr.

Yesterday, December 14, marked one year ago that the tragedy Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown Connecticut occurred.  I’m not bringing this up to focus on the sadness or pain that it brought so many, but I wanted to share something beautiful that came from it. One of the students at that school believed in a very simple but powerful message.  This student’s name is Catherine Violet Hubbard.  Her message was one of love and kindness.

Rather than trying to explain Catherine’s entire message in my words, I’ll let the video below share her message:

Click here to learn more about Catherine’s dream.

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True benevolence or compassion, extends itself through the whole of existence and sympathizes with the distress of every creature capable of sensation. – Joseph Addison

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