Despite my reputation on Twitter as a cat who likes torturing mice (feminists and Islam apologists are my specialty), I do actually posses a soul.Read More
Perhaps we need to ditch the religious crutch we’ve been clinging to for so long and just accept our next evolution.
The world will, perhaps, be a tad less mystical if we do, but who’s to say an evolution beyond religious dogmas, and servitude to non-existent beings wouldn’t be a healthier step for humankind?
This is my voice and my story and my rampant trailing thoughts. This is a piece for the underdog and those suffering in the dark.
I’m not just a regular mom, I’m a conservative mom.
So much of me wants to text my mom, and text my sister, and tell them that I am sorry, that it’s all my fault, that I don’t want to fight any more either. Instead, I will keep letting it rest. Maybe I’ll email her this article. I’m strong enough to let them be angry with me for a little while.
We all have the tendency to run from suffering. All of us. But we must tread carefully in our attempt to help ourselves and to help others.
War may come, culture may crumble and reshape, and over that, I have no dominion. I can accept, with trepidation, that the end of the American Dream as it was may disappear for a while. My love affair with America may be a sweet summer dream, not a lifelong marriage. Timing is cruel that way.
Realpolitik? Real mental wellness. Whew, I bet no one has written that sentence before. Politics helped me find peace with my own mind. I will have to work to keep that peace, now I know how.
Politics is the art of the possible – and perhaps, too, it is the art of balancing an impossible scale, knowing that at our best, human beings will always be doing no more, and no less, than correcting our course.
Motherhood changed me forever. I l already tried to live as best I could for what I would leave behind – but now I deeply understand why.