Tag Archives: Truth

FMM 11 15 19 Myth America

“Poetry is the lifeblood of rebellion, revolution, and the raising of consciousness.” ~ Alice Walker. I picture myself as being a little contrary as a child.  I am probably not unique in this, perhaps all children are contrary by nature, until it is ‘socialized’ out of us and we learn to be conformists (to behave).  […]

FMM 2 3 17 Fine Print

“The first step in the evolution of ethics is a sense of solidarity with other human beings.”~Albert Schweitzer.  My father-in-law was a simple man.  His wife died and left him with four young kids, and he raised them in the old-fashioned Jamaican way, sure that firm discipline and education were essential to a good upbringing.  […]

FMM 4 18 14 Always Searching

“Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.”~ Carl Jung.   We are a society in search of quick fixes.  We are sold on money making schemes; sure thing diets; self-help schemes that cure a lifetime of unhealthy practices.  We hear what […]

2 15 13 Truth or consequences

“When we take words to be statements of ultimate truth, then differences of opinion will inevitably result in conflict.” ~Joseph Goldstein   Have you ever known people who use the word ‘truth’ to mean opinion? People who will tell you whatever is on their mind, and then tell you “I always speak the truth”, failing […]