What the World Needs is More of This

“Have Courage, and Be Kind.” – Cinderella

It seems everywhere I look there is someone standing on a platform holding a sign or a microphone. They are pleading their case, trying their hardest to win everyone over to their cause. Not just with today’s ripe political environment, but also with parenting advice. It seems every parent (or non-parent) has an opinion about how you should raise your children. When one mom posts a comedic video about her children’s poop and gets called soulless in backlash, I sit back in awe and wonder what has happened? Where’s the village? What happened to we’re all in this together? Where’s the solidarity? Continue reading “What the World Needs is More of This”

Please Disagree With Me

Photo Credit: bortescristian Flickr via Compfight cc
Photo Credit: bortescristian Flickr via Compfight cc

Please disagree with me, but please be nice about it. I continue to be surprised by what I read in the news and on Facebook these days. It seems like so many people are hurt and angry and everybody who disagrees with them is [fill-in-the-blank hateful, derogatory remarks.] Has everyone stopped caring about people over ideals? Has everyone gotten so convinced that they are right that anybody who disagrees with them is not only wrong, but are [more hateful statements?] Continue reading “Please Disagree With Me”

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