My heart breaks, for a lot of reasons. For teens on drugs, for babies that are killed in the womb. Recently my heart breaks for Paris and Beirut. For all the families that have to move forward without loved ones. My heart breaks for all those who are being displaced by war and senseless acts of... Continue Reading →
The shooting at Umpqua Community College in Oregon brought the 2015 mass shooting total to 294, and at the time that I'm writing this post Shooting Tracker has the total mass shootings at 296. 296 mass shooting this year alone! This includes colleges, schools, theaters, pretty much anywhere. Looking at the raw data, there have been... Continue Reading →
I was reading Star Wars: Aftermath when my mind began to wonder off the page and started to think about what is going on in the universe at that very moment. Not like a fantasy imagination, but I thought about scenes that no one is seeing. Asteroids flowing through space, colliding with one another. A sun... Continue Reading →
In response to The Daily Post's writing prompt: "Yin to My Yang." I think the idea of a soulmate is very romantic but also very idealistic. Soulmate is a plot point for dramas and teenage TV shows. It makes me think of Dawson's Creek when Joey tells Dawson "You'll always be my Soulmate..." but I'm totally... Continue Reading →
What is the one attribute that makes humanity unique? Is there such a thing? Are we even special, and if so why?
Holy, Strong, Mighty, Love, Pure, Kind. God Is: like a strong tower against a raging storm, like gentle reassuring touch on your shoulder, like a roaring lion protecting his cubs, like a monsoon in the desert, like a taste of sweet honey on the lips. God is the ancient of days, the one who was,... Continue Reading →
With the ruling from the Supreme Court many LGBT people and friends began to celebrate through the weekend due to the historic ruling and win for their community. They took to the street in parades, music, dancing, it was a celebration. For them they were celebrating not only a victory but a liberation. A liberation... Continue Reading →
“At some point, we as a country will have to reckon with the fact that this type of mass violence does not happen in other advanced countries. It doesn’t happen in other places with this kind of frequency. " -President Obama So why America? In a land of abundant freedom, why do we find abundant... Continue Reading →