I kinda stopped talking about the issues of poverty. Didn’t stop thinking about it, just kinda stopped writing or dealing with it directly, because it’s one of those topics that is reeeallllly hard to address over and over and over without seeing a whole lot of change happen. There’s been some movement. An inch here … Continue reading Just Venting
My mother. My entire life she has attracted strays of the human variety. She patches them up, lifts their spirits, makes food appear out of thin air to feed their bellies and sends them on their way better than she found them. She’s good at it. She doesn’t take any shit. It really takes a … Continue reading For Real tho’
I healed more in this past year than all the others before it. So overall, even if things are still tenuous as fuck, I’m gonna call this year a win for Team Melissa.
What do “anti-semitism”, “anti-mulsim”, “pro white male” and “pro black stereotyping” all have in common ....besides Steve Bannon? Our economy (petro dollar, banking industry, gold backed currency and Depression level unemployment rates)
That Meek Mill thing and people's reactions to it...wow. The complete lack of humanity people still defend and think is totally normal IS NOT NORMAL, and still brings me to tears if I am honest. The fact that people can be so ignorant to the root causes of the deferential treatment given to some … Continue reading Really? Meek Mill, Really?
I wrote this for a friend of mine who spoke at a "call to action" gathering to address the issue of homelessness. He is a very intelligent man so I was a little unnerved at the request and really hoping to get it right. The request was simple, however, "what do you want them to know about … Continue reading Healing
As far as I am concerned, no one has made a very valid case for NOT loving each other, so what’s the hold up with handing it out to those who need it the most? The usual suspect...
Whatever your skill set is, being a citizen of integrity in our great country does require your thoughtful contribution to making it a better place by doing more than paying taxes. If you are unsure what to do, but want to get involved, just ask. Please.
Asking people to stop blaming the victim is now grounds for a shrill chorus of "you damn libtards are the reason we're all suffering!" Trying to funnel resources and money or encourage advocacy for vulnerable people is now taking the effects of public shaming to a whole new level of hell. And on and on it goes.
Plain and simple, bureaucracy allows for favoritism and disparities in equality. It allows for the legalization of genocide. It is at the heart of oppression and the primary cause people have become unable to discern what is moral or true and right. Please educate yourself and others on this so that we can begin to make lasting changes for the next generation.