Scribbles & Bits for Pastormike

One of the challenges he most liked to pose was a word salad here is my poor attempt to pose a word salad in his honor.   Peripatetic inquisitive down to earth tipple one love unexpected on the road tooting ringer sky...

Wandering in words, wondering

It is no secret that I enjoy words and their original meaning and usage. I find it incredible how much depth and richness has been lost over time.            Take the word blessed.  Can any of us truly say that we comprehend what it means?  At the...

Vinegar or Honey?

What makes some think that is if they do that attacking that mocking that denigrating will convince and if not convince give due consideration to your point of view? What is the point in bringing your understanding or...

If I do & if I don't?

Inside of many rages a fierce debate.    On one hand            & then on       the other hand Look at me I'm special         -           the group is safe I'm important                   -           I'm just a nobody I can be...

Let no crisis go to waste - Alinsky

Yet again the cries go up "Why and what can be done?" Those who would be our keepers leap to our cries! Yet will their controls solve this problem? No it will not! For the problem is not on the outside, it resides in the hearts ...

For 3 and for 4

      Tis a blurring of meaning when understanding a category focuses on only or mainly on one very minor portion of the category.  In this category given a much spoken and supposedly revered title there is a progression of intensity and honor of...

Two sides of the coin

Many today turn away from the Maker for one of two reasons which really are two sides of the same coin.  That coin is self. Pride is the  Price that in a Trice can  Trick all into the Thick of the mire Chick and rooster both with ...

Rocks!

From time immemorial and even today in some parts of the world today those who violated the mores of the society were subject to stoning to death.  Now most find this a barbaric punishment that does not allow the violator to correct their ways and...

Scribbles & Bits 137: Endurance

As the steady drips slowing The still steady rhythym of life sings The hurts and fears dim For tempest did not win Returns our heart's bringing For the triumphant enduring Coalesces and begins to sparkle In the returning light...

Trust

They say that love is blind; yet neighbors have a clear view.   They say that faithful are the wounds of a friend; but many is the times we reject the information. Trust is the crux. We want to believe we are not blind.  We want to think...

Scribbles & Bits 131: Initiation

The garden path Easy route Looks to Chose Lesser Things over First principles Begins the Woeful End  "When first things are put first, second things are not suppressed but increased."  C.S. Lewis The Challenge