It's the thread that binds
hearts to hands,
souls to minds.
It's the thread that creates
life from nothingness,
it gives strength and courage
it gives enlightenment and caring
The thread connects one to all,
it weaves its pattern
on all things, great and small
It's the thread that makes the quilt
that warms us on the coldest night.

The Thread © 1997 V.Crouther

With the thought in mind that we each are a thread in the universal quilt, that we gain from our knowledge of each other by learning about the world around us and by learning more about ourselves, this page hopes to provide links to websites that encourage, comfort, and inform. Or at the very least provide a starting point for further exploration...

"It's the thread that makes the quilt that warms us on the coldest night." gives englightenment and caring...

Amnesty International
Native Americans
Mission Houses Museum
Myrlie Evers-Williams
Aids Quilt
Chicago's Run and Walk for AIDS
Cancer Survivor's Walk
Domestic Violence Agencies on the Internet
College & University Campus Safety Information On-Line
A Parent's Guide to Internet Safety
Battered Women Support Services
Violence Against Women Office
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
National Civil Rights Museum
America's Black Holocaust Museum
Child Abuse Prevention Services
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Chidren
Childhelp USA
Make a Wish Foundation
Alzheimers Association
National Women's History Project
Black Women's Health Imperative
National Women's Health Information Center

Learning about ourselves through books and movies, in libraries, and other places:
Biography William Faulkner
James Cameron The Learning Channel Poets & Writers
CNN The History Channel PBS Online The Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project
Animal Planet Discovery Channel Yale Poetry Contest
The Library of Congress The White House ABC News Poets House
Project Vote Smart Encyclopedia of Mythica Office of Intellectual Freedom
Internet Movie Database American Library Association Illinois Library Association

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