It’s not the outside world I fear most; it’s the inside one, the one so near that disturbs me. Everything burns. The heart. The soul. The thoughts that can find no solace in a world drenched with blood and flame and not a cloud in the sky to rain down purifying waters so desperately needed.… Continue reading Watching
So the child beside me and the child within me can look up from our troubles and see and find, “If they can get through their struggles, then I can get through mine.” That is what heroes are for.
Can you control your emotion? Do you not fear yours? It’s not loving you I would fear, it’s losing you. Fear leads to anger. Let us hope we do not go that far. If we are to truly let go, truly love, let us hope we do.
What does it cost us: our conflict, our greed, our division, our wandering in vast deserts with no end? What does it cost our souls to turn away, to ignore, to do nothing, to not help when help is called for? There is one who can unite us with a symbol, show us the way,… Continue reading Hope Begins With An ‘S’
What do I feel? I don’t know. What does that mean? Is love not there? Is love not here? And in the absence of love, what fills me, if anything fills me at all? God is love, so where is God? Where is meaning? Is faith not there? Is faith not here? And in the… Continue reading There And Here (Beyond)
I’d cry if I could be sad, shout if I could be mad, expect something different if different wasn’t always the same. I’d sing a tearful song, hold a note just as long as I can hold a smile that means nothing to me or you. When the day comes ‘round light is no longer… Continue reading Recession
Give a listen to this interview of Jane Elliott conducted by Tim Black. She discusses racism, politics, ignorance, and education. This lady tells it like it is. She’s very real and very blunt. I love her. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MxUijZ1IBAM By the way, another of Jane’s acronyms – that she says in the interview – is: Being In… Continue reading HOPE (Jane Elliott interview)
Hold on Be strong Hold on Be strong The message entwines my heart and mind Serves the energy I struggle to find Beyond Hold strong Beyond Hold strong The future beckons more and more to endure Exhaustion never lets go as I wish for its cure For now I am strong For now I am… Continue reading Being
Make me feel that I can face the day Speak a word, send fears away Wipe the rain as clouds bear gray Genuine smiles I will convey Make me feel that I am not alone Carry burdens from my bones Breathe your soft, melodic tones Each moment of joy I will condone Make me feel… Continue reading A Plea To Feel
Try not to fear for now you are here and now I am here and here is all we need for now to find each other for ever.