Hush don't bark, quiet please, we sheep are watching "news". Listening for that one report, that will give us precious clues. Clues to Bias "Insight" that will, assure us of who we are, helpless sheep following talking heads and pundits near and far. Sheep of the left or sheep of the right, blinders firmly in … Continue reading “Media Sheep” by Raymond Roy
I was 15 years old, visiting my Dad in Edmonton Alberta during my high school Spring break in Washington State. Strangely He and I went on a shopping spree. Blue plaid suit, deep blue shirt and a white tie. The next day we got up early. Dad standing in front of me shirtless freshly shaven, … Continue reading “Day in Court”
I learned that you are dead. Although words say you have passed, your cruel deeds committed by you to me as a child still lingered for decades. You might have softened and treated your own children better than you treated your foster children. I had a condition you judged as a plea for attention. Rather … Continue reading The Obituary
14 years old Your arm was around me You were my hero I noticed the strength in your arm I felt safe and loved The veins in your arm were pronounced, bulging, appearing to be at capacity of their designed function. I commented that your strength was that of a body builder. You responded that … Continue reading Veins
"Forgive others and you will be forgiven" ,"Forgive and forget". In Luke 23:34 Jesus said "Father forgive them for they know not what they do". All familiar phrases. We love to provide this advice to others. Others that we might not have any idea what they have experienced. Then, as he only can, C.S. Lewis … Continue reading Forgiveness
Recently I came across a few forums supporting the argument of not taking up the offenses of others i.e. ....fight your own battles. Additionally, 1Thessalonians 4:11 states:“Do all you can to live a peaceful life. Take care of your own business, and do your own work as we have already told you". In other words mind … Continue reading Ethical Line
"Margie" As I type that name I want to scream! No words can describe the level of terror this woman woman inflicted on us 3 kids. Flash-bash, MidSixties, British Columbia, Canada: To memory, Margie first showed up on the scene in '67. We lived in a small house on a corner lot of St. Paul … Continue reading “Margie” Abuse or Discipline?