A Vote for Sensibility

Canada votes on Monday.

I’m ashamed to say, I don’t know who to vote for.

Millions of people died under the auspices of freedom and I truly believe that they would be ashamed of the possible results.

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The End is Near

The tunnel closes in.
Soft shoulders tighten
Temples feel the pounding
of the driving rain.

At the end
the flame shines bright.
A reminder to remain
forthright.

It Is What It Is

Over the last year or so, I’ve been involved in a conflict I’ve been trying to avoid for about 7 years or so.

I haven’t been avoiding it because I fear conflict. Far from it.

It came from having faith that things would work out the way they’re supposed to.

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Finding the Source

My heart hurts.
Both literally and metaphorically.

Doing what is right doesn’t always reward you with the results you expect. But knowing that possibility exists doesn’t lessen the hurt any less.

And while I hurting, I’m feeling an intense anger that I’ve never felt before.

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Remembering What’s Important – Thanks Adrian

Sometimes people need a good kick to the pants to keep them going.

And whenever I need a good, swift kick to the pants—which happens more often than I care to admit—I read the obituaries.

Local, national, foreign; it’s doesn’t matter, I read them all. Obituaries keep me focused on my goals because they remind me I don’t have time to mess around. And sometimes, they serve as life lessons.

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