Where “fake news” isn’t a defense mechanism. Where families aren’t torn apart in broad daylight as a statement of power. Where acceptance isn’t based on religion, colour, gender or sexuality. Where fear isn’t a tactic used by men in power to prey on the weak. Where lies are not the new truth. Where women aren’t […]
Sometimes it’s tough either going online and looking at your social feeds, or watching the news on TV, or picking up a newspaper. Wars. Hate. Bigotry. Violence. Divisiveness. Fear. Anger. There’s a lot of negativity, and a lot of people stoking the flames of that negativity. So rampant is it, you’d be forgiven for thinking […]
In the book A Monster Calls, by Patrick Ness, there’s a moment when the tree monster is telling the main character, a boy called Conor, a story about the tree’s past. The tree is using these stories to teach Conor about life, and how to deal with different situations. In this particular story, the tree […]
Acknowledgment is a state of mind and an emotion of being. It’s a constant. It’s the knowledge that no matter what, you have a network around you to keep you going, even in your darkest times.
I haven’t written here in a little bit. Truth be told, I’ve been a little numbed by the events that took place in the US over the last week or so. Trying to understand what comes next. For America; for the world.