Please watch your words

“But dehumanizing the victim makes things simpler, It’s like breathing with a respirator. It eases the conscience of even the most conscious and calculating violator. Words can reduce a person to an object, Something more easy to hate, An inanimate entity, Completely disposable, No problem to obliterate.” Language of Violence – Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy,…

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Gather your wounded selves…and heal

There were three people. The conversation was fast, emotional and each spoke over the other when impassioned by what was said. Faces were pulled when interruptions occurred, which was about every ten seconds, voices raised to get across points, arms waved in disagreement, faces flushed… As I left one person walked me to my car.…

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Don’t be Confused America

A map of America with strategically placed targets. Target; an object, a person or a place that people aim at when attacking (Oxford). A target smack bang on Gabrielle Giffords. Now she lies with a bullet in her head…six others dead…a child of nine included. Sarah Palin sent her condolences. Though she placed the target.…

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How Long Do you Want To Suffer?

 Okay so a break from blogging has lasted exactly one day 🙂. I’m either a big mouth, full of myself, or simply addicted to writing but the fact is life happens, I start thinking and then… I went to help someone yesterday and whilst there conversed with an acquaintance who was also helping. He, the…

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We Care…or we don’t

Knowledge It was my solution How parents could stop hurting kids  Folks stop hurting themselves People stop hurting each other Knowledge. My holy grail What makes us tick What makes us hurt What we are all about. Knowledge I discovered the grail I’ve held it in my hands But it brings no peace And right…

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me and money

 My parents had mucho-mundo money.  In court at twelve after I had refused to go home the mother argued; “But we gave her so much the ungrateful wretch” What matters the hate and a bit of…well…lot’s of pain?  As a teen I saw people + money = corruption, hypocrisy, abuse, addiction and the constant hunt…

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An Open Mind, An Open Heart and a Leashed Ego

 “When I stop becoming, that’s when I worry.”  Stephen Dunn    An open mind means, when another speaks you don’t think only of your arguments; desperately waiting for the other to stop so you can shoot them down. If you are doing that you are not hearing.  An open mind means listening carefully so you are sure…

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“You’re Just Idealistic”

I was busily writing an article that finally puts clear what I do stand for spiritually. But a few weeks ago a co-blogger used terms such as ‘altruistic’ and ‘innocent’ in response to what I wrote on another post. An Itch started.  A week later I heard from another mental health ‘expert’ that my ethical demands were…

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I Only Have One Moral

Moral, from the Latin moralis “proper behavior of a person in society” (http://www.etymonline.com)  I only have one moral. I teach my son only one moral. If I were the ruler of the very planet I would demand only one moral.  This moral does not relate to sex. Nor drinking, gambling, swearing or….all that other stuff…

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