We live in a polar world right now, some call it duality. Things are seen as black and white, right or wrong, good or bad, and on and on. Duality often has us on one side and those we care about on the other. Because ego needs to be right, it is possible that … Continue reading Miss (or Mister) Misunderstood
The world is spinning seemingly out of control, yet it remains on its axis. It seems to move faster and faster each day and yet it still takes 24 hours to do so. Happenings are reported momentarily assaulting the senses as they compound, continuously attacking our ability to remain calm as we assess and valuate … Continue reading Retaining Integrity in a Political World
Recently I read a meme posted on Facebook about stupid people. The first time I read it, I was uncomfortable that he spoke about people being stupid. Growing up, stupid was an unacceptable word, so when I read this quote from Dietrich Bonhoeffer, an anti-Nazi theologian imprisoned in Germany in the 1940s reflecting on … Continue reading Have We Become the United States of Stupid?
Being politically correct is to be unoffensive to others, specifically regarding gender or race. Rather than it be a personal challenge for each to see their self in true form, whether it be living from the heart for all, or not, it has become a free license to judge and criticize others. Ironic isn't … Continue reading An Observation on Political Correctness
There are moments when I regret some of the teaching strategies that were used in the seventies in reading. As I look back I remember a lot of emphasis on compare and contrast, finding same and different, and although there is a component of importance I often wonder if it has also played a … Continue reading Alike on the Inside