Category Archives: Reading

ELECTION 2016

  MY COLLECTED THOUGHTS AND FEELINGS SINCE THE ELECTION Monday, November 21, 2016 Only two weeks ago many thousands of us went hopeful and cheerful, looking forward to placing our vote for the First Woman President of the United States.   … Continue reading

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THE TIMES THEY ARE A-CHANGING

  LIVING IN INTERESTING TIMES I fear to have it too easy, so I make things harder for myself than I need to by worrying about things I have no ability to control.   But I believe that words have power … Continue reading

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WANDERING IN A WILDERNESS

  A FAINT WAILING IN THE WILDERNESS My mind in a turmoil…  A tumult of shifting impulses Cannot find my direction No compass for my moods and feelings Exhausted by the world Uninspired by pointless meandering Facebook, email, news media, … Continue reading

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CONTEMPLATING FANTASY

What is ‘Real’? What is ‘Imagined’? A friend recently told me she couldn’t read fantasy stories because they confused her sense of reality. She prefers to read books about “real life people and events”. Okay. She prefers stories that keep … Continue reading

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PONDERING DEPTHS OF MEANING

  TOPPLING TOWERS AND LEAPS OF FAITH Something has been churning deep within me, a roiling, festering, poison of dread and hopelessness… feelings I refuse to let myself acknowledge, so they pull me down. I need to look at them, … Continue reading

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ON A SEARCH FOR INSPIRATION

  RUDDERLESS For three days, which were free of any appointments or other obligations, I have been drifting… wandering… bored… uninspired… lazy! I feel like I am a sailboat listlessly cruising through the day. My sails are loosely flapping and … Continue reading

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