Recent media focus has been on our government’s inhumane treatment of asylum seekers. As individuals, we must rise above such actions. Historical Note About the Phrase, “Man’s Inhumanity to Man” In 1784, Robert Burns wrote the poem, Man was made to Mourn: A Dirge: History records the possibility that Burns reworded a similar quote from a […]
Between February and October 2015, I wrote six posts in my “A Day in the Life” series. Not long after the October post, I fell and opened a large can of medical woes which I still battle off and on. I want to resurrect that series because I enjoyed sharing memories of some of my […]
Last week I posted my thoughts and opinions on the turbulent journey we are facing. It was not an uplifting nor light piece.
Today I want to bring hope and light to the page. I believe we have to react with hope and faith in order not to normalize what is happening in our government. Hope coupled with faith helps me hold my personal beliefs strong and founded on solid ground.
TURBULENT TIMES AND EMOTIONS Over the past week, many of us have walked through some turbulent times and dealt with turbulent emotions. Many people are worried, fearful, depressed. Others find themselves mistrusting, despairing, experiencing incredulity. They are not alone. Many of us have been there with them. But these were not the feelings I had […]
A NOTABLE BIRTHDAY The prospect of reaching my eighth decade (in the minds of some aging, in other words) in February never bothered me. I looked on the process as part of my life cycle and enjoy catching up each year for a couple of months when my husband is only eight years older. […]