Tag Archives: Social Justice

No moss

The stillness of the stone perching motionless on the grass unmoving yet content in it’s state of rest and blissful unknowing The force of the kick that propels it’s mass forward in perpetual acceleration rolling like the pebble that becomes … Continue reading

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Complications

Who holds the keys to the kingdom of blood and tears and tax deductible sweat What is the method for decoding the hidden messages that distinguish those who rule from those who are ruled When did the truth become so complicated … Continue reading

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The mercy rule

While I’ve spent the last two weeks on a road trip to the Chesapeake Bay and Smoky Mountains with my family, Israel has spent that time nobly defending itself from rocks and accuracy challenged, manually fired rockets that “lack guidance … Continue reading

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A trumpet over troubled waters

So much to talk about, so little time. Life is crazy busy now with school back in session. While Obama whips the masses into a froth at the National Mall, the masters of war contemplate making it official in Syria. … Continue reading

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Mic check: hunglikejesus

Good Morning by hunglikejesus this may enhance your reading pleasure: Morning greeted me next to her. As sunlight strikes my love I am consumed by the emotions that accompany the realization that she is indeed mine. I have succumbed to … Continue reading

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A plain little thing

“Your Majesty, please… I don’t like to complain, But down here below, we are feeling great pain. I know, up on top you are seeing great sights, But down here at the bottom we, too, should have rights.” -Dr. Seuss … Continue reading

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For the Nguyen

Things tend to get a little heavy around here so I thought that a little humor was in order to lighten things up a bit.  When a friend showed me this skit I laughed harder than I have in a … Continue reading

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Clear creek blues

Don’t you muddy the waters with your high heeled words justice for just one is justice for none Now don’t you know when the east winds blow there’ll be a reckoning of sorts to bring us to our senses So … Continue reading

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A war like people

It’s shaping up to be a long, hot summer. Deconstructing Myths will be taking a brief hiatus from its regularly scheduled (de)programming. I am currently traveling with my family in the Southwest and am doing my best to check in … Continue reading

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They walk the line

“You’ve got a way to keep me on your side You give me cause for love that I can’t hide For you I know I’d even try to turn the tide Because you’re mine, I walk the line” by Johnny … Continue reading

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