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Ever ask yourself where the fear comes from?

If we never challenge our programming, if we only continue to exist as by-products of the influence of others, then how can we ever truly know who we are? 199 more words


Democracy Is Not The Answer

Democracy is believed to be the key to all the worlds problems. We grow up with the ideal that if every country in the world were to have a democratic style of government, then there would be world peace. 313 more words


Evening rhododendron

Evening rhododendron

Swollen rhododendron:
fat white light-bulb
burning out

Poem by Rachel McAlpine CC BY-NC 2.0
Photo by Christoph Zurniedin CC BY 2.0


When you find the Joy in YOU....

“The secret to life is to “die before you die” — and then you find that there is no death” – Eckhart Tolle. Those were the last words I heard before I shut off my audiobook and decided to write. 1,027 more words


A new day dawns in America. Donald Trump has been sworn in as our 45th president. But as Voltaire famously said in his satirical masterpiece… 11 more words

Thinking 1

Just like any obsessive compulsive disorder, using words to describe my experience of reality and people is self-defeating.

Thinking can be stopped.


The Greatest Divide

“As to whether a soul is developed or retarded during a particular life depends on what the person holds as its ideal, and what it does in its mental and material relationships about that ideal.” – Edgar Cayce… 352 more words