Tag Archives: fear

Grown Large

Grown Large ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ In too many places we are led by children grown large before they learned to share, grown large, still believing the the myth. Mine! Neither want, need nor knowledge hold sway. The fluid world of young children, constantly shifting […]

We Will Never Know

We Will Never Know ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ While I am well aware that what other people like may, in no way, appeal to me and the corollary, that what I find wonderful, they may see as dreck. This should not matter in the scope […]

Redefining War and Peace

Redefining War and Peace ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ War, armies, death, destruction, terror, horror and fear fill our news and our days. These are all very real and frightening, but I believe war deserves a broader definition, as does peace. War is not simply armed […]

Coffee Break’s Over

Coffee Break’s Over ~~~~~   Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Thinking about meaning, life, the universe, everything and, remembering the question’s answer is forty-two. Fun and silly but, I believe, it may be onto something. The one percent, owning most of America, worry, too. Statistically I recently […]

Onward to Begin

Onward to Begin ~~~~~   It is time to put people over politics, country over capitulation and world over wealth. ~~~~~ Stop. Listen to the world in all its fecund profusion. Block out the noise, our daily whirl, which leads only to confusion. Stop, now. Put away our toys; they cannot, in most ways, begin […]

Get Along With You

Get Along With You ~~~~~ It is time to put people over politics, country over capitulation, and world over wealth. ~~~~~ All of us, pawns in a world full of sound and fury. With overtones, undertones, key changes, abrupt screams, staccato bullets muffled by frail flesh, silenced forever. Leaving rivulets red, brains, gore, guts, belying […]

Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid ~ Updated May 2019

Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid ~ Updated May 2019 Originally Written Before the 2016 Election ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Anyone who lived through the Great Depression, World War II or was educated in the decades after the war is familiar with Roosevelt’s famous words: “…the […]