Finding Peace in a Violent World

When you wake up on a Sunday morning to the news of violence and death it takes a toll on your soul, on your mind, and your well being. Any caring person of a sound mind can’t help but to look on in horror at the news of violence and global destruction that is being…

Taking Culture

We live in a way that takes from something else everyday. We use the planet and we use each other. We have selfish relationships with people to meet our physical needs. We crave snack foods that result in deforestation. We wear jewelry that was mined by slave labor. Everyday our masses take and take. Chocolate,…

You left your trash in our woods.

People have always left trash where they stayed or passed through. It’s just something we’ve always done and will continue to do. Prehistoric garbage was left by hunters and gatherers and leaves a window into the lives of people who hadn’t developed the written word. We can examine their diet and the tools they used…

My Rant For Rant Awareness.

I keep hearing awareness stories for autism and breast cancer and everything else, and I’m not sure what to do with that awareness. Then I go to the store and see people wearing awareness swag buying grocery carts full of soda and junk food and they get in these large vehicles that they drive to…

Abolutist Ideas? I Don’t Like Them

People have absolutist ideas about their everyday lives and the lives of people around them. They have predisposed prejudices that they’ve picked up about culture, sexuality, religion, and even geography. People will make up their minds from a news story or something they heard in church that will dictate how they judge an entire race,…