Being Bullied by Bullies

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” ~Eleanor Roosevelt Lately I’ve been seeing news articles, social media posts and hearing word from the streets about today’s topic – even in my lil corner of the world. So I thought I’d write about another issue that plagues our society. Suicide caused by bullying.… Continue reading Being Bullied by Bullies

Mitakuye O’yasin – We Are All Related

On many Native American pages or groups on social media, you’ll see the phrase “Mitakuye O’yasin”. It is expressed in many Native American prayers. To the Lakota people of North America it means oneness and harmony with all forms of life: other people, animals, birds, insects, trees and plants, and even rocks, rivers, mountains and… Continue reading Mitakuye O’yasin – We Are All Related

Feelings

“Feelings are not fact(ual)” ~ Anonymous  Many of us have heard this quote but what does it really mean? As I like to do with a lot of reflections, let’s look at a couple of definitions. Facts or factual (things) are defined things that are true or concerned with actual details or information rather than… Continue reading Feelings

Forgiving

“We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love.” ~Dr Martin Luther King Jr When we forgive we stop feeling anger toward and stop blaming someone who has done something wrong. We don’t necessarily go up to the person,… Continue reading Forgiving

What Matters in Life

“It’s not what we have in life, it’s who we have in our life that matters.” ~J.M. Laurence As the years fly by, I see how true this quote is. There have been times in my life when I’ve had all I needed and wanted. I didn’t have a whole lot of worry. I had… Continue reading What Matters in Life

Addiction – Disease or Moral Failing?

“Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.” ~ C.G. Jung In case it’s a trivia question some day, “Carl Gustav Jung (July 1875 – June 1961) was a Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst who founded analytical psychology. His work has been influential not only in psychiatry but… Continue reading Addiction – Disease or Moral Failing?

Insight Into Some Of My Posts

Perhaps you’ve read some of my political posts. Maybe your views are different from mine and you choose to not read something that might challenge those views. Or maybe you’ve seen them but chose to not read them because, like me, you’ve had it with all things political. That’s ok, I understand but I hope… Continue reading Insight Into Some Of My Posts