BE the war FOR
“Why stand on a silent platform?” - Rage Against the Machine BE the war FOR life, health, community BE YOU fuck the pathological norm BE the peace and joy already in your soul all ready to take form -j&
no fruit cake, please
While I’ve known for years Christmas isn’t about stuff, not until this year did I feel free of Christmas expectations… and the ghost of my Grandma Rini’s Annual Christmas Party Extravaganza. Yes, this means there won’t be a flocked christmas tree surrounded by boxes wrapped with fine paper and fabric ribbons. No singing round a baby grand piano. No homemade gourmand...
A wise man became a object of irony for the inhabitants of the city. One day he was walking down the main street with some of his disciples when a group of men and women began to insult him. The wise man went up to them and blessed them. When they left, one of the disciples remarked: “They say terrible things, and you answer them with nice words.” And the wise man replied: “Each one of us can...
Winter Solstice Lunar Eclipse →
Link to time lapse video shot by William Castleman in Gainesville, Florida.
feeling it build
rrrr… feel it building. the tension. no action considered seems, feels quite right. spring forward? (launch upward? lol.)
scan, scan, scan, shred, shred, shred. research, scan, research, scan, shred, shred, shred. empty shredder, confetti everywhere… the remnants of past weight. transformed memories, now. feelin’ free. easy. light.
feels like i’m peeling off a cultural uniform. uncertain. what lies within, below, the former skin? will i be able to fly? …with these fragile wings -j&
life is full of pain.
life is full of pain. it’s hard. there is no way around this. it’s people who make the difference… soothing balm of compassion and understanding which alleviates? or acidic hateful judgement that intensifies? what do you choose …and with whom? …and when?