Nothing New

The more I write the more I realize there is nothing new on this planet. Stories and events are duplicates of historical facts. Dress it up as modern life it may look a different, better even, but it’s not new. This planet needs something to shake up the humans so that they will be forced … Continue reading Nothing New

It is Belief not Opinion that Matters

Everyone has an opinion, so what? Is your opinion truth? Not always. Do you even believe that your opinion is right and just? Maybe not...maybe yes. It could be that your opinion is an echo of someone else's truth, not yours. What matters more, dear human, is not that you have an opinion, is the … Continue reading It is Belief not Opinion that Matters

Nothing ventured…

If you want to succeed with anything you have to take steps. Even tiny steps in the right direction is progress. One sure way to fail is refusing to try. If a project is worth your time thinking about it, consider if it is worth trying. Start somewhere.

What’s Your Symbol

Think about the symbols in your life. If you are married there are rings. If you are a member of a group, fandom there are symbols you display so others can identify you. A symbol is an image of an idea not the idea itself. There is nothing wrong with the display of symbols if … Continue reading What’s Your Symbol

Such a Time

We are living in unprecedented times. Yes it is scary with a new virus out there. Yes society seems to be off kilter a bit. Oh, but think of the positive. People can love who they want, wear what they want, be who they are, and achieve so much more than we imagined even just … Continue reading Such a Time

It’s Here!

I told you, dear reader, something new was coming. I have officially said goodbye to Medium.com. Don't worry we are still friends. I have decided that my work needs to be here where my readers do not have to pay an arbitrary fee. I will be accepting submissions for this new online publication. Soon you … Continue reading It’s Here!

Why can’t humans just be kind?

It isn’t difficult to be kind. You don’t even have to like a person to be kind to them. Kindness is an action you choose to do. It matters not what the other person does or says to you. Kindness has been called a state of being as in, “She was kind.” When in reality … Continue reading Why can’t humans just be kind?

What do you want to hear?

Do you want to hear that everything is going back to normal soon when we all know that it will never be normal again? Do you want to hear we are all in the chaos together when we all feel so alone? Do you want to hear all lives matter when you should already know … Continue reading What do you want to hear?

Change is a Process

My husband, Brendan O'Gara posted on Facebook, "This, this is your life. By changing nothing, nothing changes. If you want to see a change in your life, your have to make the first change. Failure is not fatal, but failure to change might be. Anyone can change." What do you want to change? It takes … Continue reading Change is a Process

Your Home is Yours

My family is known to be different. We have been called weird and that does not bother us. They are looking at us through the lens of traditional conventions of the American family.  In some ways, we look like everyone else. We are married with children. We live in a middle-class neighborhood. That is about … Continue reading Your Home is Yours