Tag Archives: emotional

Where Is Political Polarization Headed?

What happens when political polarization is taking to the extremes?  That’s a question I have been contemplating lately.  Will the result be chaos? Apocalypse? Or something else? I don’t know, and frankly, I rather not find out. But if our … Continue reading

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Trying Time, Part 2

  Although the outlook for the Coronavirus is still uncertain, its impacts on our lives are readily apparent. Lives lost, stores closed, and social behaviors modified are cases in point.  But there are underlying fissures more than meets the eye.  … Continue reading

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Attachment

   “The root of suffering is attachment.”  ~ The Buddha  Human are emotional beings. We develop feelings toward others over time. Be it our friends, our pets, or our clothing. They become our favorites because we have deposited our time, … Continue reading

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Surviving The Covid-19

  Today is Labor Day in the US but also the day pandemic unemployment checks from the federal government ends.  Is it time to to go back to work (and school)?  Sure.  Except, the Coronavirus, fueled by its Delta variant, … Continue reading

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On Eve Of Final Afghanistan Troop Withdraw

  Less than 24 hours to the US withdraw deadline from Afghanistan, the lives of the Afghan people and any foreign nationals there would be left in the hands of Taliban after the 31 August deadline (tomorrow). What will happen … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 29 Aug 2021

Although the September 11 attacks on America was 20 years ago, what happened at the Kabul airport this week tells us that terrorists still at large. Whether they are abroad or domestic, we can’t completely root them out.  Evil people … Continue reading

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Emotional Truth In Action

  Emotional truth is subjective, personal, and deeply rooted.  A good example is President Biden’s decision to pull out American troops from the Afghanistan. Mr. Biden never believed sending in more troops was the solution. Now, we are witnessing his … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 22 Aug 2021

This week, Americans took a pause on the wildfires, hurricanes, and extreme heats and turned their attention to another crisis – a humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan.  A country 7,000 miles away is falling into chaos because the US is pulling … Continue reading

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Do I Volunteer?

  That is the subject of an email from an organization I volunteer sometimes.  The point behind the email is that volunteering should be a positive experience and not viewed as a sacrifice or obligation. A view I support but … Continue reading

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Here I Am

  The sense of anxiety begins to fade, as I claim my spot in this space. Truths, lies, and feelings matter only in this context. Beyond that, any worries or fears are not my concerns. Here I am.

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