“You are ‘just’ not as handsome as I need.”
Freedom can hold you in shackles
Ms. Joplin might convince you that you have to give everything up in order to be free. Pat, concurs with his ideal of freedom. Reflecting on the two views show something similar; a regret held against giving someone up. Freedom is an increasingly complex concept. If one accepts freedom as lacking in responsibility it aligns… Continue reading The Freedom of Sympathy
Among many things around my house that have been broken, I was asked, “Why don’t you just get a new one. It would only cost $X!” To begin with, I want to be clear, in this case, $X does not mean just any amount. In this case, $X means, to the speaker, a value that… Continue reading Disposable
Question: What do political rally, multi-level marketing, religion, and sales have in common? Answer: They all use the same strategy for control. A few weeks ago a friend of mine announced that he was going to go to a political convention. My response to this concept was that I had no interest in going… Continue reading Rally
Let’s have a conversation about what is truly draining the values from the youth through the process of education.
My independence surrounds me with people for whom I cannot rely.
Priorities change as we travel through life; the growth of my child is going to remain on top!
I know that I am far from perfect. Anyone who is honest about themselves will admit that they have faults. Among my many flaws are that I do not accept compliments. gifts, or help well, and I do not have a great experience with feeling emotions. This is not an exhaustive list and are, most… Continue reading Medical condition, trust not trust
Over the past 15 summers I ran a Challenge Course for a local sleep-away camp. One of the things I have brought to the camp, in my area, is a feeling of accountability and welcomeness. A tooth in the mouth of achieving this feeling has been a collection of statements and quotes I have become… Continue reading Reviewing Aristotle’s words review a life
They are coming for what I am privileged to, so I say, “All lives matter.”
I observe that if sexuality, et al, is natural, them sexuality, et al, is determined by the creator (i.e. god).
My discomfort with living in my own skin has attempted to resolve that conflict by giving of what I can