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Have We Lost Trust?

Have you ever lost trust in someone, been devastated by their dishonesty or disloyalty, harbored anger and sadness, and felt unsafe in their presence? There is a part of me that doesn’t want to believe the truth, so I ignore the actions, the words, the deceit that are clearly expressed. By shutting my eyes and… Continue reading Have We Lost Trust?

Fireworks · Freedom · In Other Words Challenge · July 4th · Patricia's Place · Prompts

Fireworks for Freedom

Happy July 4th–Independence Day in the United States The sky on fire with sound and light Flames dance and dart and fill the night Blues, reds and whites explode with ahhs Perhaps our cry for freedom’s cause With fireworks’ splendor hope takes flight This is my constribution to Patricia’s Place In Other Words with the… Continue reading Fireworks for Freedom

Freedom · July 4th · protests · Uncategorized · United States

July 4, 2018

July 4, 2018 Can I celebrate this day the way I have past Independence Days: without thought, concern, doubt, fear, disgust, or alarm? The question plagues me as I watch the sun rise on this two hundred and forty-second birthday of the United States of America. On this day more than two centuries ago a… Continue reading July 4, 2018

birthdays · humor · July 4th · nails

THREE DAY QUOTE CHALLENGE – DAY ONE – DEMOCRACY

Originally posted on Haddon Musings:
I HAVE BEEN INVITED BY ROBIN BALDWIN AT WORDS FOR LIFE, RBALDWIN0204.WORDPRESS.COM. TO PARTICIPATE IN A THREE DAY QUOTE CHALLENGE.  I WILL BE POSTING A QUOTE ABOUT DEMOCRACY FOR THE NEXT THREE DAYS.  IT JUST SEEMED RIGHT GIVEN WE ARE CELEBRATING THE BIRTH OF OUR NATION THIS HOLIDAY WEEKEND. THIS…