It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences. ~ Audre Lorde Imagine, if you will, a life in which we, you, me, everyone, ate only one thing. There were no other options. Every day, every meal, day after day, year after year, we ate […]
I believe in the Kingdom come Then all the colors will bleed into one Bleed into one ~U2, I Still Haven’t Found Many look into the future, the deep future, the after death future and take solace that Heaven will be an existence where all live as one brother/sisterhood. A time when the line diving […]
I have lived during some of the most tumultuous times in modern US history. Sadly, I was just a child concerned with daunting challenges like trying desperately not to poop my diaper and avoiding girl cooties so was oblivious to many of the events changing the course of history.
I believe we’re incomplete, unfinished individuals. ~Carlos Fuentes There is a theory of human development which states we are born Tabula Rasa, blank slates ready to gain knowledge through experience and perception…that is…a person is born empty and nurtured into personality independent of their nature. Anyone with more than one child knows this theory is […]
I am another you. You are another me. ~Mayan Greeting How would we treat each other if we saw ourselves in each and every person we encountered? Would we show compassion to each other if we recognized ourselves behind the eyes of the foreigner? Would the corrupt cop aim the gun if he imagined the criminal […]
Imagine there’s no countries It isn’t hard to do Nothing to kill or die for And no religion, too Imagine all the people Living life in peace You may say I’m a dreamer But I’m not the only one I hope someday you’ll join us And the world will be as one ~John Lennon, Imagine […]
There will be things you do want to remember and other you would like, or that you will need, to forget. ~Carlos Fuentes Who remembers exactly the order of a conversation, who knows exactly if the words in memory were really said or only thought, imagined, spoken under the breath? – Carlos Fuentes I stand […]