Tag Archives: sociology

Turbulent Times

We’re living in turbulent times the tides of change push us to the edges of our comfort zones the sands give way under our footing afraid we retreat to our tents to our tribe where roots still run deep & … Continue reading

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Strangers

We have become strangers to the land our ears dulled to the voices of the flowing rivers the weeping trees We have become strangers in the land our eyes closed to the plight of the dispossessed the faceless poor We … Continue reading

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Wild`Fire

Already the Land sun`scorched awaits a spark a careless match lightning strike cigarette butt a careless firework Even so the People grown brittle with conflicts in their politics kindle in piles at their limits to explode at a word Gradually … Continue reading

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Noblesse Oblige

“Blessed are those who consider the poor;      the Lord delivers them in the day of trouble.   The Lord protects them and keeps them alive;      they are called happy in the land.         … Continue reading

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Simple Questions

“The earth is the Lords’ and all that is in it,       the world, and those who live in it;    for he has founded it on the seas,       and established it on the rivers.”~ … Continue reading

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Separated By the Stream

The Man in the Story has discovered The Woman Not simply the fact that She exists ~ another creature loose in his Garden ~ but an Other with his own likeness who by Her presence kindles a fire in His … Continue reading

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On Sociology

A wise man spends his time at a window dreaming of a world beyond his sight contemplating tensions holding together life’s fabric While a fool draws numbers from a magician’s hat to play this month’s Lotto confident next month he’ll … Continue reading

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