Delusional No More

I grew up believing men would always be gentlemen and prefer to be courteous to women. I grew up believing anyone would choose love over hate. I grew up thinking no one would be cruel if it weren't necessary. I have been surprised by uncalled for hostility by men...young and old...whom I don't even know. …

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When I wasn’t looking…

...God forgave for me, my ex-husband's abuses; I don't need to recall them again. The sun has set on my fears of being broke; I find one doesn't die from loss. The statute of limitations for workplace grievance is long past gone.   (Lord, help me to be empty of all the rest, so that …

Device Protection (Reprise)

(Originally posted to TheViewFrom5022 in February of 2016) There is a tendency, these days, for people to make an almost knee-jerk adjustment from experiencing real and intense events, to suddenly detaching from that experience by putting a cell phone in front of their faces.  That shift from experiencing the moment to recording the moment, protects …

Where is the Love?

I have been participating in a conversation...sort of.  There is one group who is in the process of defining 'who they are' by defining their tenets (principles, beliefs, doctrine, ...) especially the origins of their beliefs...where they are from.  This 'conversation' has been taking place online which means one never knows who is listening...who else …