Tag Archives: Acceptance

Squeezing lemons

“I believe that if life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade… And try to find somebody whose life has given them vodka, and have a party.” – Ron White  I live in a city with a population of 65,000 … Continue reading

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I bought someone a meal today

I needed a few things at the grocery store today, dog food, dog bones, some ham and sliced cheese. I got the chance to speak with John, an elderly man who bags groceries there. I hadn’t seen him in several … Continue reading

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A Poem: The broken revolution

I stepped over the line drawn by a world that created norms of a society I no longer accepted, if I expressed an opinion, held a sign over my head, standing alone on the steps of your institutions, would I … Continue reading

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A bigger world

“The universe is wider than our views of it.” – Henry David Thoreau Sometime yesterday a little known spacecraft ended its mission. Rosetta which has been orbiting around Comet 67P for the past two years landed on the object of its study, transmitted a few … Continue reading

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The enlightenment of flies

“Where there are humans, You’ll find flies, And Buddhas.” – Kobayashi Issa We were outside eating Sunday at one of my favorite restaurants. Honestly, it is my favorite eatery because they have Left Hand Brewing Milk Stout on draft. If all they served … Continue reading

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The face of God

If God had a face, what would it look like? And would you want to see If seeing meant that you would have to believe In things like Heaven and in Jesus and the saints And all the prophets? And… … Continue reading

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A white southern male-my story

I am a 50 + year old white southern male. Now with that very simple description here are some things you might infer about me; I like to fish and hunt.- I don’t, I hate the way deer meat taste … Continue reading

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