Posts Tagged political correctness

Let’s Talk

As a nation, it seems we’ve become too sensitive and our fear of saying the wrong thing is wreaking silence upon our world. We don’t have to be in complete and perfect agreement to be at peace with one another. We can discuss our feelings, our differences, and our agreements, and do so in love, and if need be, we can agree to disagree. But, let’s keep the lines of communication open.

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If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone. Romans 12:18

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I Am A Mountain

I’ve always considered myself a loner, and there have been many times throughout my life I’ve wished I could just walk away, go up into the mountains and live off the land. Sometimes, I just want to get away; not from people really, but from the confusion and chaos we’ve made of this world. A world where important things like love, honor and truth have become lies; and half-truths, deceit, and hate have been embraced and accepted. Read the rest of this entry »

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Silent Raindrops

When I was a little boy, and I’d get hurt, I’d cry. Many times my dad would tell me to stop crying or he’d give me something to cry about. And I knew the slightest whimper or sigh would bring his fury upon me. I learned that silence–and dry eyes–was the way to avoid further pain. To this day I seldom show pain or angst in front of people. Except, that is, when I write. Read the rest of this entry »

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Who Am I?

I’m forty-two and I’ve never worked a day in my life but I helped my neighbor this morning. I like planting flowers. If I do it wrong, he shows me the right way, but he never yells at me. Read the rest of this entry »

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I’m John

Kelly Elmore gave us an interesting prompt for her Free Write Friday feature this week. It was simply a word; Empathy. As sometimes happens, I struggled with what I could write, and had just about given up, but then… well… I had an opportunity to empathize. I found out that sometimes we can empathize with someone simply by letting them be a part of our life; even if for just a little while. Read the rest of this entry »

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