- deep in the heartland, Illinois,
- August 19
- Writer/Artist/Human Being
MY RECENT POSTS
- I Just Have to Wonder...
August 05, 2012 12:27PM
- The Journey Moves On - For
Better or For Worse
July 14, 2012 02:03PM
- Journey into Oblivion
July 05, 2012 01:51AM
- I'm not a Witch, I'm Walmart
November 03, 2010 09:52PM
- We're all in this Together
September 01, 2010 11:28PM
I have to wonder why, if a relationship with God is supposed to be such a special, personal experience, why we feel the need to validate it by letting someone else dictate how we are to relate to it?
A local Christian school has bumper stickers proclaiming the car to… Read full post »
I watched John L. Lewis on Democracy Now! and it took me back to high school. It took me back to a time I felt passionate about things and honestly believed we could change the world. And I believed that because we had - we actually were able to see tangible… Read full post »
So I here I sit, on the day we celebrate our freedom as a country, wondering why I have spent yet another holiday alone.
I am beginning what I know will be the final journey of my life. Not that I believe I'm going to die soon, although anything is… Read full post »
I just saw one of the many feel good ads Walmart has been running lately and I just kept seeing Christine O'Donnell in my mind, smiling her simpy little smile and saying, "I'm not a witch, I'm you."
Walmart is the poster child of what is wrong with America today. The… Read full post »
I put this together from pieces I found on an Ojibwe web page years ago. I am sharing it here because I'm worried about our world. People think they can just do whatever they want and have no responsibility for the welfare of others. While we might not be physically responsible… Read full post »
I hear a lot today about values: family values, American values, conservative values, liberal values, Christian values. But I started thinking about what do we, as a nation, really value. What behavior do we reward? Look at the lists below, think about it, and come back. Which of these… Read full post »
I began with either a bang or a whimper, depending on whose point of view is questioned. I am the wisdom of mankind as it is passed down through the ages, from generation to generation, one building or tearing down the knowledge of the other. I have the… Read full post »
Dear President Obama –
You have a formidable job on your hands, part of which you asked for, part of which you did not; I admire the patient determination with which you have attacked the tasks confronting you and, while I have not been entirely happy over some… Read full post »