A New Destiny

A New Destiny      On Friday, January 20, 2017, the United States writes the first chapter in its new destiny – what should be the peaceful transition of National power, the swearing-in of a new president, Donald J. Trump.     With this inauguration, America ushers in a new destiny with a man who […]

Reality and Truth

  Reality and Truth – An Imagined Discourse in a Democracy – Socrates – You say ‘the world is not fair’. How is the world not fair? Citizen – There is inequality in so many facets of our lives. Socrates – Why do you think that is so? Citizen – Because the wealthy control our […]

A World I Once Knew

  A World I Once Knew  An Informal Thesis Behind those stern faces in the faded picture above, there is a stoic acknowledgement of the times in which my Mama and Papa lived. Behind their stern expressions there are compassion and love. They likely didn’t know too much about cameras and picture-taking back then.   […]

Imagine

Imagine Imagine the end of corruption, evil, and greed. Imagine no need for news and sensationalism. Imagine hearts and minds filled only with love. Imagine Peace an unbroken global standard. Imagine Freedom and Liberty uncompromised. Imagine honesty and integrity never doubted. Imagine crime and wars words void and unspoken. Imagine Happiness an implicit way of […]

The Cardinal

The Cardinal Taking a break from writing I stare at the beautiful fake cardinal in front of me. It sits on a big tome in a niche above the TV entertainment center. It is one of my frequent diversionary tactics to avoid putting my mind to work for writing. Unlike the image above, the cardinal […]

Where Did All The Flowers Go?

Where Did All The Flowers Go? Where did all the flowers go, Daddy? They’re looking for sunlight, sweetheart. Where did the sunlight go, Mommy? It’s looking for a reason to shine, Darling. Why does the sun need a reason to shine? Because people have forgotten how to love. Why have people forgotten how to love? […]

Beauty – Eye – Beholder

‘Beauty – Eye – Beholder’ Looks like a big field of chocolate ice cream! That’s what I’m thinking as I look at this art shot just southwest of Yuma, Arizona. That hits me each time I pass this large stretch of land where the dune buggies and other odd sorts of motorized contraptions buzz across […]