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Just don't give "them" permission...

"No one can make you feel inferior without your consent." (Anna Eleanor Roosevelt) An alternative perspective perhaps... Something to have a think on... Words only have meaning...if you let them... For better or for worse...words only have power if you give them power... Bullies are weak... Bullies are cowards... Bullies are stupid... Bullies are human... Bullies are often deeply troubled and hurting inside... Nothing justifies a bully's actions or words. Bullies seek meaning and self-affirmation in a really twisted way...and ironically, they will also be the first to cry "foul" as soon as someone attempts to speak or act (or both) to them in the same way they feel justified in dishing it ou

Videte per diem...

Videte per diem - literal translation: see through the day. See to the "other side" of this moment...no matter how long it may last... Look to the "other side" of this hardship...not matter how difficult it may seem... This too shall pass... Don't give up... Hope... It should be our rallying cry to endure the difficult moments... It should temper the fire of our emotion "in the moment"... A call to the innermost fiber of human maturity & resilience. ... Carpe diem - literal translation: seize the day. This famous Latin phrase long an inspirational rally cry to make the most of each moment...all you have is this day...the NOW! It's good, practical advice...some of the time...and since we can

Drought conditions of soil and soul...

When there is a drought of the soil...life is unsustainable. drought (of the soil) drout/ noun a prolonged period of abnormally low rainfall; a shortage of water resulting from this. synonyms:dry spell, lack of rain, shortage of water "he ended a five-game hitting drought" archaic thirst. a prolonged absence of something specified. When it rains, life is better. When there is a drought of the soul...life is unsustainable. drought (of the soul) drout/ noun read today's BBC headlines (http://www.bbc.com/news) read today's Al Jazeera headlines (http://www.aljazeera.com/) read or watch your local news/headlines. login to Facebook or Twitter and scroll... When it rains, life is better. In our zea

"Racism" is a false construct...

Worth having a "think" on... Whether you believe in the Theory of Evolution or the Theory of Intelligent Design...we all (humanity) had a single point of origin. There wasn't a separate bang or a separate garden for Western Civilization or Eastern or African or Southern...we all share a common "entry point." In the grand scheme of human priorities...it doesn't really matter if it took a couple billion years or just 8,000 +/- to get to where we are today...none of us were there in the beginning...and both require some measure of faith regardless of the science--because science on both sides claims truth...so back to some measure of faith...and a single entry point for mankind. HYPOTHESIS: The

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