Out of the Heart

While anatomically it is not the seat of our thought and action, we still refer to it as the motivating drive behind our thoughts and actions. Hope     < H >  Hate Encouraging  < E >  Egocentric   Affirming   < A > ...

ST: Flirtation, mainly in Haiku

He to she : adrift in the pool               my spirit knows again joy               she doth tarry near She to he:  Floating, flirting               soaring, searing excitement               souls touch and twine. He to she:...

Agree? Disagree?

We all could wish a better world We all could (but probably not) say what would make it so But where I part from many fellows Is that I for one See absolutely no improvement When force is used to put in place structures and programs ...

No Hell has not frozen over!

Though some might think that, I have found a statement (albeit one from a few years ago) made by then Senator Barack Obama that I am in full agreement with. Barack Obama was right.  In 2006, he said: "The fact that we are here today to debate...

The Dividers are out in full force!

I was under the impression that "separate but equal" was done away with back in 1964 with the Civil Rights Act of that year.   Well the social justice, economic justice and affirmative action crowd is at it again with "health justice" and guess...

Where is our time?

They used to tell me I was building a dream And so I followed the mob When there was earth to plow or guns to bear I was always there, right on the job   They used to tell me I was building a dream With peace and glory ahead Why should I be...

25 years ago Mother Jones mag asked

October 21, 2013 Would Democrats Embrace a JFK Today? The answer to this question is ever more emphatically No today than it was then! Would Democrats Embrace a JFK Today? 10/20/2013 7:00:00 PM - Jeff Jacoby at townhall.com   As...

A Thought Provoking Quote

In a world obsessed with self; self improvement, self aggrandizement, my rights, my way and on and on.  Perhaps "The heart of every problem is a problem in the heart"  ~ Wiersbe If my heart is not preoccupied with me but others would it make a...

Oh dear! Ooooops!

           Oh my, for those who lecture us on the evils of judgementalism and profiling be very careful that you are not caught doing that very thing!   Well perhaps you have been!   Raise your hand if you have heard and/or believe that those that...

Oh to have this strength

He was well educated He had a very successful law practice In the same year He lost his son Most of his investments And his business in a great fire As he was recovering from these set backs His wife and daughters preceeded him to...

Scribbles & Bits 64: Point of view?

          It is a subtle difference as to the importance of the individual and his place in society.  It can be seen in the primary political documents that established the separate countries.  One sets the individual as the primary importance the...

A Father's promise!

Warning Hankie Alert! Break out the Kleenexes now!   UH nurses help a dying dad to his daughter's wedding walk down the aisle The Cleveland Plain Dealer 12 October 2013 CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Scott Nagy thought a dad's promise ought to be...

Sunday Soothing: Friends

Some things so warm Some things so desired Some things where effort is rewarded To have friends true friends it is best we be friendly Desiring the best Studying the likes Standing the storms Then in truth we cultivate...

Mistress Haiku

Chris has gone old school in music, I choose some new for in good and bad!