The Badge of Busy-ness

The Badge of Busy-ness

“Be gentle with yourself.  Be gentle with yourself.” I heard it over and over as I entered consciousness from a restless night of sleep. The sun was beginning to show itself after it’s own evening of re-charging and it was becoming brighter and fuller. I was not...
We Are The Lucky Ones

We Are The Lucky Ones

We sleep safely in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would harm us ~ George Orwell I am a lucky one. I am given a precious gift nearly every day. Some of these gifts are delivered with great caution and some are readily...
Six Million Minutes of War

Six Million Minutes of War

As my sufferings mounted I soon realized that there were two ways in which I could respond to my situation — either to react with bitterness or seek to transform the suffering into a creative force. I decided to follow the latter course. ~ Martin Luther King Jr....