O Ye Stubborn Masses

I come from a long line of stubborn women. I too, am stubborn and opinionated. It's just a fact, plain and simple. It can be a gift. I will not quickly bow to the fanciful voices of other gods vying for my attention. I firmly stand in the face of opposition with confident composure believing … Continue reading O Ye Stubborn Masses

Words, Words, Words

Words are a powerful thing. With their assistance we brave daunting emotions and weighty issues. We express our inmost thoughts and our deepest fears. Words can cut through the soul to the inner man bringing both healing and harm. Words can be followed by joy, embraced by laughter or lost in sorrow. There are words … Continue reading Words, Words, Words

Labor Day

Once a year, we get to cease from our "manic Monday" lives, and be celebrated for the impact our working has had on our society. We mark the end of the summer with this hiatus. We light our grills, don our shopping garb and hit the sales, relax with friends and family. We get to … Continue reading Labor Day

Stretched

Stretched thin am I as faith and fear collide Cascading plans, as towers, tumble to the waiting ground Opens up to absorb them Covers them with dust All other ground is sinking sand And I hover, helpless to save In breath, I reach Stretched upward like flame pulled higher I become vapor Seated on the … Continue reading Stretched