So, Wednesday, and we’ve got two out of five pieces to the puzzle I’m trying to work into my thought process. Control what you can. Ignore the rest. Events don’t upset you. Beliefs do. Now we come to number three, which is where things really started coming together for me. Because while the two pieces… Read More »Stoic Musings: Acceptance vs. Passivity. What’s The Difference?
Sometimes I talk about stuff that seems vaguely like politics. Oh well.
Genuine art gets you banned. Wait, what? I know, you’re probably wondering if I’ve had too large a dose of Monday, but that’s not it at all. Notice I didn’t say “real art.” I said genuine art. No, I’m not on something new – unless you count the excitement high of two new projects, one… Read More »I Want To Be Banned: Genuine Art and Why The Ban Threat Can Be A Good Thing
Welcome, readers. I’m leveling with you in this post. I’ve been at war with myself for a while, specifically concerning this blog, and here’s why. I’m no great shakes at writing about topics I don’t have a flaming passion for. Ask me to write about ways to organize your life or some bunk like that,… Read More »Cognitive Dissonance: Why I Write and Why I Now Choose Controversy
The difference between a flower and a weed is a judgement. ~Unknown Fascinating how the smallest piece of a morning ritual can actually start a blog post. I found that quote on the tag of my herbal tea bag this morning. I now drink several varieties in an attempt to convince my mind I don’t… Read More »The Non-Binary Dilemma: Self-Judgment and Freedom From It
Ladies and gents, good morning. Well, it’s morning as I type this. I wanted to get a cute kittens video out yesterday, too tired for much else, and that did not happen. At all. Tech issues aside, today is a new day, and I’ve been thinking quite a bit the last several days. Not much… Read More »Accidental Politics: Why We Need Love and Unity, Not Tolerance.
Shame is the power we give others over our lives, and lately, there’s a lot of it being flung at everyone. Who’s your candidate? Be ashamed. What’s your stance on this or that controversial issue? Be ashamed. In the title of my last post, I mentioned a Meme War, and I’m not kidding. We throw… Read More »Beyond Shame: 4 Things I Learned About Life after Coming Out