Everyone is valid and worthy of being treated as equals, but not everyone is equally developed intellectually, emotionally, physically, spiritually and interpersonally.
If you know a lot and think a lot about baseball, I can learn much from you about … Continue reading
All is well.
Momentum established, a rock rolling down a hill.
Hands on wheel. Foot to the pedal. Destination in mind.
The catalyst for derailment is unknown. A thought? An emotion? A shifting subconscious tide?
Only the result is clear,
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For me, the shadows of depression and addiction are usually looming.
When all seems to be going well, it can be easy to forget what a short distance it is from cloud nine to the bottom of the barrel.
And … Continue reading
I go forth
into the field
Is this real?
Hell and brimstone
My hands behind me
Down on my knees
Their leader laughs
at such providence
to encounter me here
He doesn’t … Continue reading
Some people get fed up with not knowing if what they are going to say will offend someone.
I remember perhaps ten years ago, when I posted meme on LiveJournal. I’ll share the content of the meme now, but … Continue reading
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
There are two kinds of people in this world…
The first kind actually believes there are two kinds of people in this world.
The other kind knows that when they find themselves saying, “There are two kinds of people in … Continue reading
When I am certain I am right, and someone else is wrong on a given issue or view…
I can know that this is an opportunity to learn about the bigger picture.
Democrats and Republicans often look at their views … Continue reading
And the world keeps telling you, over and over and over again, that you’re not alone.
As if your feelings of alienation are a character defect, a glitch, an undesirable batch of script.
This just further cements you into solitude. … 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