By not actively speaking out I am complicit, even a co-conspirator, in acts of terrorism like the Oklahoma City Bombing or the criminality of the Bundy Standoff.
Living with shame isn’t like living in darkness. It’s staring into the sun; forever corrupting our ability to accurately perceive our significance and contributions to the world around us.
Here’s a story of the many physical, emotional, symbolic or esoteric things I carry. Some have value others don’t. Sometimes … More
I pretend not to know the things I know.
I would think Americans with less skin pigment would be less familiar with the institutional racism and biases Americans with … More
Question: How can I judge myself less harshly & appreciate myself more? I think this is one of the best … More
“Jericho: 9:02 (#1.6)” (2006)
Allison Hawkins: Is he a good man or a bad man?
Robert ‘Rob’ Hawkins: Baby, there is no such thing.
Recently, I sat for a few hours talking to a 98-year-old woman about her experiences in a small rural Wisconsin … More
I was walking past the mental hospital the other day, and all the patients were shouting, “13, 13, 13”. The … More
I spent most of my life trying to be the good guy and do what I thought was best. Sometimes … More