Being a “Progressive”

What does it mean to identify as a “progressive”, politically speaking? I have an idea what it would mean, and the label is considered in opposition of the label “conservative”. Do they have to be in opposition with each other? Can someone be a progressive conservative? At some degree I think these labels are irrespective to core values and just a label for “not the other side”.

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Overcoming Obstacles

Having been a while since I completed my last article, I was beginning to feel my new blog was a failure. My world as I knew it was fading away and I was being sucked into the abyss boredom and mediocrity. The day to day tasks were painting a gray lens over the world, and color was thing of the past. Contrast was dimming and the edges of light and darkness were fading into emptiness…

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Getting Right With God

I grew up in an “affordable” suburb in San Diego, CA. We lived in a 3 bedroom house with a little front yard and a house every spaced 20 feet from each other. One of our neighbors had grandchildren around my age, and we were friends growing up. Eventually we saw less and less of each other.

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That’s not safe, it’s illegal.

There are dangers all around us. Hazardous fumes and chemicals, things we can’t see that have the potential to harm us. Then there is stuff we can see, sharp or heavy objects that can severally hurt us if we come in contact with them in the wrong way. All these dangers have at one point or another hurt someone. That is why we call them dangerous. I’m sure if you take a look around the room you are in, there is something that can be considered dangerous or harmful in some scenario. How can anyone feel safe with all these dangers around?

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