Bigotry is intolerance towards those of different opinions than your own.
Wanting to hurt, punish, and eradicate people who are bigoted, is also bigotry.
I know it seems like the moral high ground. To be intolerant of intolerance. It makes … Continue reading
The stink bugs are assembling. Watching me, waiting. Gathering. Biding their time. Accumulating in odd formations, monitoring me from every angle.
I wonder if they have passed on a legend over the past two years (which probably seems much longer … Continue reading
Don’t you realize?
How amazing every person is?
How everyone you’ve ever met is a rock star?
How each and every person is worthy of your praise and gratitude?
Can’t you see it? It’s so obvious when you look for
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It can be tricky to master the balance between standing up for your authentic truth and being sensitively compassionate towards those who do not embrace that truth.
It’s tricky for me, anyway. Mastering balance in general is a true ordeal.… Continue reading
So here’s a poopy scenario for you.
You’re a dog in a pre-human world. You’re a bit savage, because it is survival-of-the-fittest out there. But you’ve done well for yourself and lived to a ripe old age.
Some things change … Continue reading
Even though you curse my name
I still forgive you
Even though you’re damaged goods
I know I’m no better than you
No one profits from this feud
You brought the flame
But I won’t douse it with my gasoline… Continue reading
You’ll never see me refuse to give someone on the streets money, because I’m afraid they’ll buy booze with it.
When I was 17, I remember a guy who told me his car broke down on the highway and he … Continue reading
At the Lansing bus station, I was picking up a friend who’d come from Canada. We hugged.
A guy noticed, and said, “Awww. No one ever hugs me.”
I approached him. Spread my arms. “Want a hug?” I asked.
It … Continue reading