poetry

Forgiving Nature’s Keeper

Mother grew a garden,it met our every need.She tended it with careand gave to us the key. We skipped and jumped,Eyes wide with glee.We gazed with aweat her beauty. We gobbled her fruitand drank from her spring.We sat by her brook,though it got boring. We plucked her branchesleaf by leaf.We dug up her groundfor more bounty. Little fingers terrorizedbeasts… Continue reading Forgiving Nature’s Keeper

Reflections on Humanity, Uncategorized

12 Ideas for Reducing Stress During Social Isolation

We are facing extraordinary and uncertain times as human beings. The Corona Storm, or coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, is history in the making. It has triggered our collective fear of death which is causing a ripple effect of behavioral changes, leading to the mass cancellation of events and closure of businesses. There is much talk about… Continue reading 12 Ideas for Reducing Stress During Social Isolation

Reflections on Culture, Uncategorized

Daring to be DIFFERENT

Why is it so common for us to be encouraged either directly or in very subtle ways to fit in with our peers? We can be made to feel bad for standing out in a crowd, whether it is how our bodies look, how we dress, or what we believe. We can also feel uncomfortable… Continue reading Daring to be DIFFERENT