Words are powerful things. Being honest or authentic in our responses does not require us to be cruel. It is quite possible that the words you choose, especially as you become skilled in how to provoke certain emotional responses from your readers, can have as much power as the ancients believed their own special, magical words to have on others and the world around them.
Forget the Matrix. It is the Hive that has you! Ah, the idealization of bees. What a simple life they live; born with a purpose etched into their very fabric of being, a bee never questions its lot in life (well, not unless it’s a Disney bee, but that’s a whole different breed). It simple... Continue Reading →
“Let the rain kiss you. Let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops. Let the rain sing you a lullaby” ~ Langston Hughes When my daughters were small, I remember a day when I had taken them out for lunch. While we were inside eating it started to rain. This wasn’t just... Continue Reading →
You! Yes you, there, the one standing on the edge of the abyss! No, don’t look over your shoulder, I’m not standing behind you. How could I be? There’s a sheer cliff face behind you. No, it doesn’t matter where I am – would you knock it off? It doesn’t matter who I am, it... Continue Reading →
We can talk about spirituality until we’re blue in the face, but until we do something about it, until we can find a way to incorporate it into our daily lives, all the knowledge that we have does us absolutely no good. But how does one go about creating a spiritual life? Let’s get... Continue Reading →