Category: Women

Pain & Suffering.

Pain, grant me the fury to refuse that there is anything I cannot change, the endurance to change the things that make me furious, and the force of will to learn the lessons taught by things that hurt me!

Suffering, grant me the indignation to get through anything, the patience to change anything I set my mind to, and the clarity of purpose to set impossible goals!
My Litany ~>

Dr. Kim Came Ready!

When I threw down the challenge and demanded that Dr. Kim sit down and make a case against my preference for Girls and not Women, she showed up ready willing and able!

Dr. Kim is her name, but her sobriquet is what rings out in the halls of academia:  The Thought Reframer.  We came ready for a war of words!   Listen up! ->

“Global Insights – The Zen of Travel and BEING in the World” gets us there without having to travel the roads in between.

     As a writer, I’ve learned to never start a positive comment with negative words.  In Global Insights – The Zen of Travel and BEING in the World, Dr. Monteiro broke the rules of being a so-called “travel writer”, so I feel no shame (a laughable concept anyway) in putting forward my thoughts on her book.

What the book isn’t!

  • It’s not a happy-go-lucky, generic coming-of-age book written by someone with no life experience.
  • It’s not a book that highlights the highs and avoids talking about the painful, gut-wrenching, and often soul-crushing sacrifices made in order to live the dream.
  • It’s not a book to be taken lightly, or easy to put down.
  • It’s not even the “part memoir; part motivational/inspirational text; part travelogue; part collection of psychological insights into creativity, motivation, and self-actualization”, it’s billed as. Because this book is far more than the sum total of its profound, yet disparate parts.

It is, however a beautifully positioned, and well executed dive into the warm ocean of travel on a global scale.

Good Women Are Like Old T-Shirts.

     She’s a lovely woman, whose beauty is still in full bloom. She wanted to talk to me, to ask for advice. She asked about things she thinks she’ll need to know “Later, when I want a husband, like you.” She and I don’t have any pretentiousness in our relationship. We have an easy freedom of conversation that’s more honest than what most men and women will ever have.

     I explained to her that most men view a good woman the same way he sees his favorite old t-shirt, and that’s a good thing. I spent quite a while unpacking my reasoning with her.

This is why she wants to be a t-shirt now. ~>

The Curious Case Of Rachel Dolezal!

I’ve been following Rachel Dolezeals story about as well as most of America, and I don’t think that enough attention has been paid to the most disturbing fact surrounding her.  She is committed to her lie in a way that very few of us will ever be committed to anything!

Lets dig into the heart of the issue and why I went from subtle amusement at her lies, to vitriolic anger!

This story ends in graphic descriptions of where my angry imagination goes when unchecked.