I wrote this almost two years ago before I got laid off and went on unemployment. I still think it is relevant. I did some minor editing before posting.
By some pure accident of fate, I was born in the United States. I have live most of my life in lower Alabama, although I have lived in other states, and even other countries. I know that when overseas I was shocked to find people in there didn't view the world the same as Americans. They saw things from a different perspective. I…
The tendency to pick sides has never been as obvious as it is now. As far as the latest news goes, people are unbelievably blinded by their preconceived ideas and need to be on the winning side. The tragedy in Ferguson is no different. When the incident first happened, the residents of the area were understandably upset.
The majority of residents are black. If the circumstances were the same except for Michael Brown being a young white man in a polo shirt, the…
I want to speak to all the substance abusers out there. Not the ones who go to the club once a week and have a few in a responsible way. Not the ones who have a little wine in the evening. Not the people who smoke a joint sometimes after a long hard day at work. I want to say something to the people who can't exist without mind altering substances. You are ruining other people's lives. What right do you have?
The guy that smokes pot several times a day every day. He can't hold a job…Continue
Sometime between 1995 and 1997 my sister loaned me a book. Until that time I read a lot, but mostly science fiction novels. The title of the book was "En Route To Global Occupation" and was like nothing I had ever read. It was written from a Christian perspective, but that was OK because at the time I was a believing Christian. I now have my own religious beliefs, but take good things from many different religions. Reading that book was like dipping my toe in a pool to test the water before…Continue