Hubris of Ignorance

The following link is provided with the permission of Jim Wright, Stonekettle Station: http://www.stonekettle.com/2017/04/the-hubris-of-ignorance.html   This will take a few minutes to read, so get a good cup of coffee, or as Jim might suggest, a beer.  Make yourself comfortable and be prepared to think a bit. Here are some samples from Jim’s excellent article:  Continue reading “Hubris of Ignorance”

Don’t Give Your Power Away

I have been reading headlines about the increase of calls to crisis centers and all of the fear people have because Donald Trump got elected.  I myself was stunned and distressed when I woke up to that news last Wednesday.  I still find it quite dismaying.   The thought that helped me was, “You know,Continue reading “Don’t Give Your Power Away”

Take Good Care

Dearest readers, I am writing to encourage you, whether you are in the United States as we count down the last 22 days to our presidential election, or you live in any great place around the world.   There is a priceless treasure in each nation:  Its people.  We come in all sizes, colors, beliefs,Continue reading “Take Good Care”

I DECIDE

I was thinking about all of the struggle and turmoil that gets reported to us each day.  I was reminded that each person gets to choose his or her identity and quality of life, even when others vie so hard to take control   This poem is dedicated to each of you, dear readers.  MayContinue reading “I DECIDE”

SEEDS

Seed sown in anger, Frustration and fear Yields fruit that makes us ill; But seed sown in hope With vision That’s clear Prospers and brings good will.     Hatred spawns hatred; Prejudice brings death Breaking nations apart. But love and kindness Is Life’s very breath, Uniting us in heart.     Choose seeds thatContinue reading “SEEDS”