Freedom is Not Free

“If you’re not ready to die for it, put the word ‘freedom’ out of your vocabulary” ~Malcolm X Protesting has been a way to make changes in the county since we became free from control of other countries. In recent years, masses of people have protested various injustices that they feel. Some have even protest… Continue reading Freedom is Not Free

Break the Stigma

“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” ~Dr Martin Luther King Jr Drug addiction has not only taken hold of, but it’s taken over people in our community in my lil corner of the world, just like many other communities in other lil corners all over the world.… Continue reading Break the Stigma

Hope

“Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come.” ~Anne Lamott. I recently went to talk to a group of addicts with another recovering addict. What we discussed after I shared my story is the reason I write this… Continue reading Hope

Be the Change…

“You must be the change you want to see in the world.” ~Mahatma Gandhi (863 words) I’ll bet there are a couple people reading this who don’t like what they are seeing in the world whether it’s in your own life or the world as a whole. Maybe you want things to change but you… Continue reading Be the Change…

Anonymous: Behind the Eyes of Drug Addiction(Behind Blue Eyes)

Written November 6, 2016(edited 2017) In light of a speaking engagement I have tomorrow I thought I’d post this. For those of you old enough to remember, the title is a little wink and nod to that song to the Who. This song popped into my head because I used to call it my anthem… Continue reading Anonymous: Behind the Eyes of Drug Addiction(Behind Blue Eyes)

#Tolerance

“Listen with ears of tolerance! See through the eyes of compassion! Speak with the language of love” ~Rumi “We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.” ~ Dr Martin Luther King Jr (Be sure to share this with the caption # Tolerance. Let’s spread the word that intolerance hurts us… Continue reading #Tolerance

Care of Earth

“Take only what you need and leave the land as you found it.” “When we show our respect for other living things, they respond with respect for us.” ~ Arapaho “We will be known forever by the tracks we leave.” ~ Dakota “In our every deliberation, we must consider the impact of our decisions on… Continue reading Care of Earth