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.
Perhaps younger me was smarter than I give her credit for and all the doubts and shame can finally and utterly be put to rest.
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)
My point here is that this religious text has been interpreted in such a way as to benefit a select few, and guess who decided who those select few are? The ones benefiting of course. It has also been used as a defense for actions which harm others. There are other religious texts which have been used in the same manner. If we are going to choose to take these words literally, as an historical text talking about specific people who are no longer living, why would we then apply those directives to modern day groups of people and subject the whole world to a war based on them?
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.