people, power, reform

Wealth and Reform

Wealth and Reform I haven’t read the book Capital by Thomas Piketty, but most of us know about the growing power and wealth of the 1%. That term comes from his book that Paul Krugman sums up in the video below. The information in the video has greatly influenced my current views on our political…

choices, values, communication

Deciding Times

Deciding Times What are we choosing? Are we choosing understanding and compassion? Or are we choosing righteousness? In these challenging and tumultuous times, our decisions, words, and actions are critically important. I am noticing a trend to be very righteous and fixed in our beliefs, statements, and choices. This is partly driven by the divisive…

crazy politics

Cray Cray City

Cray Cray City ~ public theater the folly of government politics in play ~ I’m disappointed over the impeachment farce. Even though it was clear President Trump was never going to be impeached, I had thought we might have a real trial, with witnesses and a more public examination of his actions. I’m a Democrat/…

military budget

Is Might Right?

Is Might Right? ~ vile and vitriol are flowing poisoning the masses scoundrels with orange hair warmongers wearing suits the lines between parties are fuzzy clouding who is good and who is evil ~ Meanwhile, the real issues are buried beneath endless bickering, distraction, politics, and shenanigans. War has long been the priority in America…

wise words, poetry

Lay Down Your Words

Lay Down Your Words ~ assign the label and divide make sure to bash the other side the battle lines are drawn hate rages from dusk to dawn when egos and emotions are enraged hearts are usually disengaged ~ lay down your ego, hurt and belief open your mind and heart to relief see your…

vote, choice, love

Vote for Love

Vote for Love ~ what are you voting for fear and division or love and inclusion releasing the need to judge beyond ideas of right and wrong I’ll meet you there where we become one in mind and heart a beautiful tapestry of human diversity singing the songs of family ~ May you vote for…

values, vote, politics

Vote your Values

Vote your Values We face very important choices for our future, today and every day, not just on election days. I have been rallying for Jill Stein based on my desire for a government that better serves the people, valuing people and planet over profits. At times, I feel fiery and angry over many things…

love, politics, Awesome Stories

Awesome Stories 291

This week Awesome Stories brings you emotional agility, El Silbo, seaweed solutions and the inner game of politics. Positive Thinking Trap Unless we can process, navigate and be comfortable with the full range of our emotions, we won’t learn to be resilient. ~ Susan David The latest research suggests that positive thinking does not lead…

Jill Stein, US Green Party

Pondering Politics

Pondering Politics These are my views on politics in the United States.  My goal is to look deeper into ourselves and our political system to find the root problems, engage in compassionate dialog and work towards meaningful reform.  I don’t usually write about politics, but I’m truly saddened by the state of our country, political system…

Soul Enlightenment, Awesome Stories

Awesome Stories 245

This week Awesome Stories brings you email addresses for trees, mixed marriage, beauty, Arkansas inspiration and a solar village. Arkansas Inspiration Here is another peek at some inspiring places and photos from around Arkansas. See Dorothy, we aren’t in Kansas anymore! What’s your favorite photo? Mine is Soul Enlightenment with a close second for September…