Silent Protest

                  A protest that cannot be articulated, is a protest spawned by futility, to feed futility.                 My contempt for what I am presented with is rarely expressed plainly. My reservations to express at all is grounded in years of [...]

A bitter trade

We lose ourselves to the bitterness of this world when we allow the self-loathing of others to define our self-worth.In our desire to be understood, we willingly adopt labels that limit our expression of who we truly are.It is a betrayal of the contract of kindness that we have with our soul.The contract that compels [...]

Your perspective is your choice

Perspective is a choice, not an inheritance.Improve your awareness of why you believe what you believe, and it will be possible to consciously choose what resonates with your personal value system, and discarding what doesn't.When we lose sight of why we hold the perspectives that we do, and those perspectives create a conflict within us, [...]

Yearning for a simple life

Life is simple, but it's not easy.It becomes complicated when we look for the easy way out.Doing the right thing is often complicated by our concern for the consequences with those around us.The greater our emphasis on those consequences, the more complicated life becomes because we have that much more to consider before we hold [...]

Authentic Toxicity

Therapeutic expression has been elusive for some time now. Deliberately writing to finish a compilation of thoughts tends to constrain the thoughts themselves. It feels like herding cats, a sensation akin to seeking constructive engagement in a toxic environment. The benefit of a toxic environment is that it tends to provide sufficient distractions from the [...]

Reciprocation

I've seen myself walking a path through a barren land. In the distance, the very farthest end of the horizon, beautiful clouds gathered, non-threatening and cool in appearance. Rolling over itself casually as if waiting patiently for my arrival. I did not rush to meet it, because my companion was lagging behind. The sun where [...]