“Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn’t go away.”
Extremes sell. Conflict sells. Division creates interest. When I studied English Literature at the University of Oklahoma, we learned a lot about the movements of a story. The story arc creates a good story, by not neglecting some essential elements: Late last year, I started writing my first novel. It caused me to remember someContinue reading “You Represent the Middle, and You’re Not Alone”
It’s been said that you are the average of the five people you spend the most time with. If that’s true at all, shouldn’t we be careful who those people are?
What’s your status update? Our status can constantly be changing, whether it is financial, social or societal, but there is one status update that lasts forever
For most people, they process information through the lens of their worldview. Whatever reinforces their current beliefs is processed without question or discernment.
Did you know you can rent a friend now? A few months ago, I came across this website, Rentafriend.com. In addition to events that you might hire a friend for such as fun outings, activities and even dates for things like proms and weddings, they are encouraging “Virtual Friend Services” in order to comply with local Covid restrictions you might have in your area. So, you can pay people to hang out with you online and in person.
Red vs Blue.
Divisions by race, gender, education, or vaccination status. Are you in my tribe, or are you against me. This is no way to live.
Disney and Marvel certainly know how to make money. They own most of the entertainment content that has been profitable on TV and at the movies in recent years. Their latest release is a new branch in the expanding Marvel universe, simply entitled, Eternals. The one sentence description reads, “The saga of the Eternals, a race of immortal beings who lived on Earth and shaped its history and civilizations.” That sounds pretty significant, doesn’t it? These beings by their actions have made key differences throughout the history of our world. This is a fantasy that calls to the core of our lives, the desire for our lives to matter, to make a difference.
The biggest factors that determine how we answer this question can change, if you really want them to.
We are “salt and light” and that doesn’t happen with our votes or with our likes, it happens with our hands, our feet and our voices.