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If I could Paint the Sun

Dear You, “She says she wants to shine a light into the darkness,” but thinks a blog will not accomplish the deed. Does she not realize that with every eye that looks upon her words, a heart might possibly be softened? A mind might be altered slightly? The power to share, to care, and to…

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10 Ways to WIN an Argument!

1 – Some people hate to argue by phone and I really don’t understand why. Hanging up after making a “winning point” in an argument is the easiest way to always win! Just don’t pick up when they call back. 2 – I have found support groups provide a great deal of motivation and encouragement…

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Life

I could see the light pour from your eyes, As reluctance began to die. You shed yourself for me, I show you how beautiful you can be. Moving motion without emotion. We play the parts of devotion. Do you feel the obligation yet? Our next scene like a movie set. And as the director calls…

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The Joust

The ground shakes as if the earth is giving birth to twin earthquakes. Two men clothed in iron race upon horseback towards each other with similar goal. A prize that only one can possibly win. Lances with shining tips of justice are leveled with steady hands as the combatants draw near. The watching crowd inhales together and exhales…

She

She turns and spills her whole world and all I hear are dying words. Screaming words that cry letters of terror as they fall forever for a sentence. I let her express her moment, her day, her whatever. I love. 44.1 -OM

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Giving Up…

It is hard to accept we have given up on something. Sometimes the release is necessary to heal and move on. Giving up has never been an action I have viewed favorable, but it is a crutch I have used in the past. It is easy to give up when you don’t care anymore. It…

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“That isn’t your real family”

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/parenting/wp/2016/08/09/as-seen-at-the-olympics-there-is-still-a-lot-of-ignorance-about-adoption/?tid=sm_fb I have written a lot about adoption and adopting yourself through acceptance. One of the hardest things for any adoptee to handle is being told “that isn’t your real family.” Some might balk at this actually happening in real life… because how much of an asshole can a person be? I’ll tell you. People…