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January 2015 Month-End Report

Checking my project progress against my What I’m Doing list today has made me realize I’ve let the month get away from me. All those wonderful projects I was going to work on, I barely got around to. 774 more words



The irony of it.

I chose my word for 2015 – empower – just a few weeks ago.

While we are still in the first month of the year, I found myself in a situation where I had no power at all. 284 more words


What price, a life?

I’m sad, distracted and personally distressed. Two young Australian men are on death row in an Indonesian jail and it seems there is nothing that can be done about it.  218 more words


A Voice Calling

Job description: challenge the status quo, push people to grow and stretch themselves, be directly accountable to God

Any applicants?

Many jobs can be thankless.  Among them the job ‘prophet’ could be pretty high on a lot of people’s lists.   257 more words

in the lobster tank (haiku)

in the lobster tank –
we creep with banded claws
between reflections

Linked to Carpe Diem Special #128: Sōgi’s Fourth Haiku – where our challenge is to write a haiku in the same sense, spirit, and tone as this one by Iio Sōgi: 133 more words


I am powerless

The thoughts in my head suffocate me.
I drown in the waves that your memories have created.
I try to paddle through but my closed eyes can only imagine you. 50 more words


And I turned off the switch...

“I am not sure what happens if you pull a switch off the wall and take away the order and control all together, but I am guessing exposed wires still active with electricity are just bad news.” 264 more words