Father Sun, Grandmother Moon, to the Star Nations. Great Spirit, you who are known by a thousand names And you who are the unnamable One. Thank you for bringing us together And allowing us to sing the Song of Life. Like so many people who weren't given the gift of family in this . . .
There's good writing advice and there's bad writing advice. So let's talk about that. I know a lot of bloggers and some writers who quote writer Anne LaMott, who famously wrote: "You own everything that happened to you. Tell your stories. If people wanted you to write warmly about them, they . . .
When I heard the late Debbie Reynolds singing Tammy on the radio the other day, I felt something visceral in her wistful rendition, a heart-breaking nostalgia recalling a far more innocent era --an era we haven't seen in a long while and, I fear, we won't see again. I hear the cottonwoods . . .
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So 2016 is drawing to a close and a fresh new year is on the horizon. Today is reader participation day. Tell us your hopes and dreams. The first things that come to mind when you read this--- but NOT POLITICAL. You can have hopes and dreams for the new year -- or for the rest of your life. They . . .
Of course, he's probably referring to the afterlife and I think he's right. But when I last saw this, I thought about how it applies to the here and now, not the hereafter. I have always believed that not knowing what's ahead is one of the best things about life. That surprise factor has always . . .
Or more appropriately, is there a problem with porn? Yes, for those of us still around and not in a post-Christmas coma, let's get right to the nitty gritty. I remember clearly the first time I saw Madonna prancing around in provocative lingerie on MTV. It was the mid-1980s and my immediate . . .
It's going to be a long, painful haul for those of us who believe that love can trump hate, and we need to find effective ways to handle anxiety--and fear-- along the way. Because when we're faced with the kind of repressive regime that DT and his partner, MP, have in mind, fear is the right . . .
You're mad...bonkers...off your head.... but i'll tell you a secret.... all the best people are. ~Alice (from Wonderland) Bonkers is a good thing. I believe this with all my heart. (I just typed "head" so I believe it with my head, too!) Some people judge us by how like them (and others) we . . .