Tag Archives: Hate

Stop watering dead flowers

Imagine it is Saturday morning and you head with your family to Walmart. It feels like any other, ordinary Saturday. Maybe you are taking your kids for back-to-school shopping, always exciting particularly if you have a young one going into … Continue reading

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Thoughts, and prays…..again

“No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love … Continue reading

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Change the headline

‘It’s breaking my heart’: Greenville, NC, wrestles with fallout of Donald Trump’s rally Many years ago, not long out of college, I interviewed for a position in advertising sales with the local television station in Greenville, NC. I had been … Continue reading

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White noise

About 20 years ago we were vacationing in Charleston, SC. I had rented a suite for my family in one of those quaint, old inn’s right on Market Street. To help cancel out all the activity occurring outside our window … Continue reading

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We can’t save them

“Your use of the word ‘deplorable’ is akin to the N word for African Americans and thus shows your bigotry for half of America” – Will Marler This was a comment I received about one of my post, “the word … Continue reading

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Deep breathes….

“Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing there is a field. I’ll meet you there. When the soul lies down in that grass the world is too full to talk about.” – Rumi My youngest is coming into town Sunday for a … Continue reading

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Thoughts about racism

Today, right now, Starbucks will close 8,000 stores across the nation for an afternoon of anti-bias training. What Starbucks will attempt to do in just the three hours is undo centuries of generational racial bias in this country. Sounds like a pretty … Continue reading

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