Tag Archives: peace

stand for love

  We saw a lot of marching this weekend. Many people went to Washington D.C. and cities around the country to press the issues of women and indigenous peoples. Ultimately, the marching was about oppression, injustice, inequality – and shaping … Continue reading

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encounters

I cut along between some apartment buildings, briefly noticing an angular, skinny guy on the far side of the building before the building comes between us. I keep walking. Grey sky. Michigan winter. I pull my jacket zipper up snug … Continue reading

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sparkles

So here we have arrived at Christmas Eve. Whatever form the holidays take, whatever it means to you, I wish you joy, and wonder, and love. For those who are sad or lonely or depressed, I am talking to you, … Continue reading

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finding serenity

Once again, CalmKate has gone and made me very thoughtful about things. Her Friday Foto Fun prompt topic is “Serenity.”  She asks us to seek out a photo that represents what serenity means to us. Her own photo shows a warm, … Continue reading

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lessons

I am ever and always becoming. I may reach a plateau and coast for awhile, but apparently this is just the universe’s way of giving me a little breather. Then, the next lesson starts. Except it’s not a new lesson, … Continue reading

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thoughts on a national day of mourning

Where there is grief, I have sympathy. On this day, however, I cannot help but question the extravagant exaltation of an individual on the national stage for an act of mourning. This was a man who lived a good, long … Continue reading

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answers

  I was searching. I was exhausted and frayed and a little frantic. I thought if I could just get moving, I could move toward some kind of answer, something to mollify at any rate, a little peace. I was … Continue reading

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