Diversity in America

“Non-cooperation with evil is a sacred duty.”  ~Mahatma Gandhi “The most dangerous person is the one who listens, thinks and observes.” ~Unknown “The reason ‘X’ happened is because of white privilege.” “‘Y’ happened to JQ Citizen because they’re a ____(fill in the blank with some negative “ist” word)”. “All white people should be deported.” “Display ‘X’… Continue reading Diversity in America

“We Didn’t Start the Fire”

Tho I am writing this from an American perspective, but I’m sure we are not the only country who has some of these same internal conflicts as we do. There are others too. Tho our internal conflicts may differ, perhaps some of you can relate to what I’m writing about today. I also refer to… Continue reading “We Didn’t Start the Fire”

Hate and Resentment

Written January 2, 2017 “Resentment is like taking poison and waiting for the other person to die.” ~Malachy McCourt These are the basic definitions of these words;  Hatred is a very strong dislike of a person, place or thing, and Resentment is holding a grudge.  Both of these feelings can affect our minds and especially… Continue reading Hate and Resentment

Words from Dr Martin Luther King Jr

Written September 22, 2016(edited 2017) As I sit here in my comfy chair and my comfy clothes trying to find my inspiration to write, find myself disturbed, disheartened, and with a very heavy heart. I am sitting here with a cup of coffee in my hand and a kitty on my lap while I’m watching… Continue reading Words from Dr Martin Luther King Jr

Peace

Written December 31, 2016(edited June 2017) “Peace is not just about the absence of conflict; it’s also about the presence of justice.  …  A counterfeit peace exists when people are pacified or distracted or so beat up and tired of fighting that all seems calm. But true peace does not exist until there is justice,… Continue reading Peace

The Answer

Written June 14, 2017 “Let us not seek the Republican answer, or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future.” ~ Former Democratic President John F Kennedy Originally I had something else written for this quotes,… Continue reading The Answer

“Hate is to Great a Burden”

Written November 20, 2016(edited 2017) “I have decided to stick with love. Hate is to great a burden to bear.” ~Dr Martin Luther King Jr. In light of last night’s events in Manchester England, I wanted to write something but I found myself having writers block. The following is one of my earlier posts that… Continue reading “Hate is to Great a Burden”