There are those who find themselves incarcerated and those who teach and minister to those who are incarcerated. I have been a loyal reader and follower of Chris Hedges who has written for Truthdig for many years. He is a man with an uncanny sense for the truth and a wisdom that captures the times. He and his wife teach in the prison system.
In one of Hedges’ latest articles “The Mirage of Justice,” commenting on the documentary Making a Murderer, I find the hopelessness of a corrupted system that continues to grind up the non guilty along with the guilty exhibiting a merciless and unabated hunger to destroy where one side is unaccountable for vicious behavior and the other side is complicit.
Today is Friday. Today, I started my bags again for the homeless. Today as I looked around my little room with a worn and stained carpet, my bed that sinks in the middle and my bathroom that stays (...) Read more
Today is Thursday. Today is another day in the battle against hate. Today is another day to add a little kindness to the world. Today is another day to love a little more and be brave a little more. Today… (...) Read more
Today is Wednesday. Today, I was going through some of my pictures to use as subjects for my art. About 2 weeks ago, Paul and I had taken a drive to the coast. We found a nice area to sit… Continue reading (...) Read more
https://youtu.be/rGKfrgqWcv0 Today is Tuesday. Today is a rainy day. Today is a good day to fill up on postive things. There is so much anger around the world, it is palpable even behind windows that look (...) Read more
Today is Monday. Today, I had to take a step back from social media today. There are too many angry people out threatening to kill others who have some warped ideology. Even though I completely understand (...) Read more
Today is Sunday. Today, I saw a video clip of the mom whose son ran down Heather Heyer in Charlottesville. I believe the comments were meant to be unkind. I really do believe she probabIy was oblivious to (...) Read more
Today is Saturday. Today, I remembered a tweet I saw a few days ago after reading about the mess in Charlottesville. Someone had asked where does the hatred come from. As I watched with extreme sadness the (...) Read more
Today is Friday. Today, I feel led to express my thoughts on the subject of North Korea. The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (a sad and tragic joke as the poor folks of the DPRK have a totalitarian (...) Read more
Today is Thursday. Today is art day for my guys. Sometimes I get behind and I have to purchase cards. I don’t like doing that; but I also don’t want there to be long lag times between receiving mail. Today… (...) Read more
Today is Wednesday. Today, I stood in the forest and listened to the falcons calling to each other. Today, I saw the sun streaming like ribbons through spaces between the trees. Today for a small period of (...) Read more
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