Difference Matters

 

 

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It began with a Black Dog who, much like the fabled little black duck – was different.

 

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Unaccepted for his difference he sought refuge in dark places.

 

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In time, the darkness revealed others sheltering in the shadows that drew reflections of himself.

 

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In the belonging, he gained the strength to raise a hand above the nodding and question why suffering souls too often go unheard.

 

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Burdened by the silence and neglect, he began to bark loudly despite those troubled by the noise.

 

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And when backs were turned to bury all that had been found – Black Dog continued digging for all that had been lost.

 

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Hope grew from every hand that gave purely for the giving. ¬†And so, despite colour and size and the absence of wealth, and with the friends that followed…

 

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…Black Dog claimed a space for those who may never fit, in a world too big for most. ¬†Those who seek to move beyond minds too small.

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Those who seek freedom from the relentless pace of a world spinning way too fast to catch.

 

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Now, as the world continues to turn away from the darkness in favour of, “Have a nice days”‘ and all that’s shiny and new…

 

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…Black Dog continues to hold a place for all that’s lost and found .

 

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