Monthly Archives: August 2017

#blogElul 2017 – Day 8: Hear

                  It starts in my ears the slow rush of waves gentle and softly soothing lulling me into pseudo-safety. Sound begins to pound expropriating attention crashing into consciousness alerting the amygdala. The … Continue reading

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#blogElul 2017 – Day 7: Understand

I understand. I get it. I do.  Rage is my default emotion. A comfortable landing zone. An old friend. Recognizing isn’t enough. I can spot my sidekick in a nanosecond. Acceptance isn’t enough. My friend and I have shaken hands … Continue reading

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#blogElul 2017 – Day 6: Want

                What do I want? Not much. World peace. A new President. ISIS delivering meals-on-wheels. Fair distribution of wealth. Healthy food for all. What do I want? Relief from rage. Shedding of shame. … Continue reading

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#blogElul 2017 – Day 5: Accept

I would accept, except rejection is easier than reflection, deflection simpler than direction… I am the architect of neglect, though it’s dejecting that I’m electing to be disrespecting… I expect someday to subject my unchecked defects to introspection, an injection … Continue reading

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#blogElul 2017 – Day 4: Choose

                    When I was a kid, the grand issues of the day were easily resolved: Stick ball or ringolevio? One, two, three…shoot! Who’s up first – my team or yours? One … Continue reading

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#BlogElul 2017 – Day 2: Search

Somewhere, there must be a way away from demons devouring the quintessence of my Neshama destroying the marrow growing the cells of love and kindness drinking my lifeblood vampires on a feeding orgy leaving only an empty shell. Please, God, … Continue reading

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#BlogElul 2017 – Day 1: Act

As you’ll see if you looked at my previous post, I erred in posting Day 3 as Day 1. My apologies. The rest will be in order, assuming my brain starts working!  Here’s the real Day 1 post – Act: … Continue reading

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