Tag Archive | choices

Turn on the light!


Hello dear reader, Sometimes the world seems to be filled with darkness, fear, chaos, and corruption. We look around ourselves, and our news reports are often grim. It would seem that we cannot trust our fellow man. People are constantly trying to take advantage of one another or harm others for no apparently good reason. […]

Short but sweet!


Hello readers, I’ve realized that perhaps condensing my posts to the essential might be more effective. Everyone is very busy, and competition for our attention is fierce! How can we search our depths when so much energy is spent to keep our attention on the surface of life? For example, in on-line dating, we are […]

The Great Divide: Growing Inequality in America


Hello readers, I don’t know about you, but it really bothers me that corporations and bankers run America. That such a small group of people is able to milk our collective resources, human and natural and greedily and without consequence take whatever they want…because they can. Ordinary people are constantly taxed and support the extravagant […]

Friendship


Hello readers, There are many ways to relate to the world and its many planes, material and spiritual. The upheavals we are experiencing as a nation with regards to police brutality, racism, gay marriage are interesting to examine. More than one person has noted that forty or fifty years ago, neighbors knew one another by […]

Paying guesses (a poem)


A crooked lady lived in a crooked house in a crooked land among those hills lay towns where good money was paid for the graces, ticking days, living flesh of inmates in this land, the dead were sold for profit and the souls of the poor and neglected did not matter disposable crooked almost zombies […]

Testing Character: Can You Tell That I’ve Grown?


Hello readers, I am hoping that as a culture and society we are beginning to move away from the superficial cult of the personality and the call of celebrity to a way of life in which depth and character are emphasized.  While there is nothing wrong per se about having fun and enjoying the good […]

Writing Off Conditioning: How to Let Go of the Dream Your Parents Created for You


Hello readers, I read a lot about human nature and experience, because I have always wanted to understand why people do what they do.  We have all been conditioned by our families, by the culture and society in which we live, to be a certain self.  And, for the most part, we identify with that […]