Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Hitler's Youth

I'm seeing some posts comparing trump's speech at the Boy Scouts Jamboree this year to Hitler's Youth rallies. Some have even gone so far as to call it a Hitler Youth rally, but that is simply not true.
You see, those scouts are not hitler's youth anymore than they are trump's youth.
They are your youth and mine.
They are hope.
They are tomorrow.

They are the embodiment of the beautiful tapestry that makes up America.
Don't for a moment allow a megalomaniac embarrassment of a president to lower their value.

Monday, July 24, 2017

What Happened?

In my sleeplessness or night shifts I spend a lot of time on Facebook scrolling through posts. I see some who post after post insult, belittle, or attack others. My first and honest response is, "Why would anyone dare come close?" But, being me, the one who thinks too much, it just makes my heart sad.

I wonder what happened?

What happened that broke your heart so badly you must constantly breathe fire to prevent anyone from coming close? What hurts formed each brick of the wall around your heart? What storms created a fog of isolation so thick cannot see the many around you who love you, or would, if you would only let them in? What wounds have become so normal you cling to them instead of humanity?

And so I don't react, I keep scrolling. I wish peace for them. I do my best to share peace, love, and kindness and hope that the constant flow someday finds a crack in the foundation small enough to reach in and bring healing.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

What if Charlie Gard Was Syrian?

I am happy for this family. I am emphatically ProLife. I am also deeply disturbed by this decision. Charley Gard's life is no more important than the lives of the Hispanic children, Syrian children, Muslim children, or any of the many many children who die or will die if left in their own country.

 All this decision really says is that if you are a white Christian family with the ability to navigate social media effectively the US will step in and help. This is not a pro life move, this is a pro specific life move.

Our world deserves better than selective compassion. #charliegard #prolife #WhatIfCharlieWereSyrian

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