Tag Archive | relationships

Vulnerability and the road to world peace


Dear readers, People say that the United States is the most powerful nation in the world. Sometimes I feel as if the U.S. is holding back world peace. Being powerful and fearing vulnerability are a tricky and dangerous combination. The United States has over 700 military bases overseas. The rest of the countries of the […]

Who has the power to make America great again? You do!


Dear readers, You and I have great and powerful voices. Our voices are a bit rusty from disuse. But we are preparing to speak again, and as we do, the change we will see and the energy and passion this creates, will be inspiring. Today, we are beginning to see this beautiful outgrowth from the negative […]

Short Stay (a poem)


a handful of acorns like growths strangle my throat the potential for an extended stay in the home of my flesh Could you be the end of my days? Fear grips my insides with the insights of life and loss you’ve no mouth yet yet you whisper don’t worry I’ve come to be with you […]

Strong or weak? States of vulnerability in America


Hello readers, I have been living, working, and raising my son in the United States for eleven years now, and I constantly run into the issue of self-protection.  In other words, fear. I don’t think anyone feels safe in America, and I don’t think many feel safe to just be themselves, no matter what social media […]

Score (a poem)


carved into flesh embossing hereditary spider vessels line up underscore the years of standing up for myself in spite a lone ranging from few to fewer support people or groups to stand up to say I love you, I need you in spite a teary heart cracked open nth fissures in her soul steaming lava […]

Emotional Bodies Making Decisions


    Hello readers, Have you ever wondered why it is so hard to heal, to transform the patterns in our lives that cause pain and suffering?  Even people who are aware of the painful patterns and can put a name to the disorders that plagued their families and childhood still struggle.  Years of therapy, […]

I Need Your Love – Is That True? A Great Read on Relationships!


Hello readers, I have mentioned in recent posts (poems and essays) my efforts to discover the joys and learn from the pitfalls of on-line dating.  Most of us learn from an early age how to get our needs and desires met through some form of manipulation or deception, and guilt and shame are abundantly used […]