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Dealing with fear

fear

Why am I talking about fear?   Recently I listened to a podcast from my friend, and brilliant author, Auburn Seal. In her podcast she touches on her fear of starting that podcast and what motivates her to overcome her fear. She quotes Frank Herbert from Dune and discusses how it helps her to look up inspirational…

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The Women’s March an act of Civil Disobedience

Women's March, Eugene, Oregon 2017 Women's March, March, injustice, equality, equal

The Women’s March an act of Civil Disobedience In response to slavery and the Mexican–American War Henry David Thoreau suggested that individuals should not permit governments to overrule or atrophy their consciences, and that they have a duty to avoid allowing such acquiescence to enable the government to make them the agents of injustice. He called this…

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Spend the evening with me?

Mustrd, Band

How would you like to spend the evening with me listening to music and drinking? I’ll be at House Of Brews in Corvallis, OR Wednesday, 4 January 2017 at 7:00 PM supporting a great new band I’ve heard called Mustrd! Please check in at this link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1295816630490765/ I’ll also have copies of my book 101 Days: In no particular order…

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Winters Fog

There is a deep sadness looming in the fog Frozen Hanging outside my window Welcoming like an unwanted guest Freeing me from my plight of love I am at home in my own sorrow that fits me like a noose Taking my last breath  Leaving me whole

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Her happiness 

and then it struck me… As she was leaving for work, the day after Christmas, she didn’t stress through the holidays because she was angry or upset with anyone. She had an overwhelming need to make sure everyone else was happy at the expense of her own happiness and it made me love her more…

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No more walls

I use to look at the bars and razor wire and think that’s how my life would be for the rest of the time I had  Now I look out the window at the snow and see the beauty of life sorrounding me Not even the cage of my brain can hold me prisoner  I…

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Lost

All my heart is waisted on the dead and dreaming. What’s that leave me with? My sins and a feather in my hand, stolen from an angel who never showed up. Answered prayers or empty promises? Is there a difference? I can offer my soul and life as penitence, but not even the death accepts…

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