My heart hurts

My heart hurts. I look for the good in the world, but am having a hard time finding it. The bad things, as usual, are hard to miss. There are global tragedies, national tragedies, and personal tragedies happening almost continuously. I have so many questions: How did we get to this point? How do we . . . → Read More: My heart hurts

Today’s shootings

I am not even surprised that there are multiple shootings in one day – and that makes me sad. This is what is accepted as normal now – well, I refuse to think of it as normal. If we normalize this, we will never be able to stop it.

The shooting in DC really does . . . → Read More: Today’s shootings

Do something

I never wanted this blog to be about politics, but here we are. I don’t know how much longer we are going to be able to survive as a country. We have a man in charge who thinks he is a king, if not a god.

I read somewhere that history would not treat him . . . → Read More: Do something

Healthcare

Whoa – I feel as if I have been kicked in the gut. The republicans passed their healthcare bill (calling it a non-healthcare or tax credit bill seems more appropriate), and I feel like I have a target on my back. I am getting up there in age (okay – I am old), I have . . . → Read More: Healthcare

My heart hurts for this country

I feel like I should be writing about the New Year here, and yet I am hung up on what is happening in our country right now. So I will ask the questions that are heavy on my heart right now. What is going on? When did we become a country of people so intent . . . → Read More: My heart hurts for this country

There is NO war on Christmas

Well, here I am again, writing another post about the non-existent war on Christmas. I almost made it all the way through the season, but I can’t help myself, I just have to mention it.

There is NO war on Christmas. You are welcome to say whatever you want to say. You may have a . . . → Read More: There is NO war on Christmas

Take a deep breath!

OK – it’s time for everyone to take a deep breath. Inhale – exhale. This is going to work out; I know this in my heart of hearts. It could get ugly, and parts of it are sure to be unpleasant. I don’t know what we are going to look like when we are done. . . . → Read More: Take a deep breath!

Heal the world

I am sad. My heart hurts. There are so many killings going on – it is too much for me to take. I sit here wondering if there is anything I can do to help heal this world – it all seems hopeless. And then I remember how many of us there are. By ‘us’ . . . → Read More: Heal the world