Category Archives: Anger

Being There

Many of the most powerful moments in my life, the times I feel the most alive, the most useful, and the most connected to everyone and everything are those times I am there when someone needs me the most. Just … Continue reading

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The Devil’s Dance

I usually post my poetry on my poetry blog A Grateful Man’s Poetry at A Grateful Man’s Poetry rather than this one but in this case my heart whispered to include it on this site as well, and I’ve learned to listen … Continue reading

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I love the story at Misifusa’s blog that is linked below. I’d have re-blogged it if it wasn’t already a reblog. I am inspired yet saddened by what Anonymous must be going through to write such a letter, and for the … Continue reading

Posted in Acceptance, Adversity, Anger, Authentic Living, Beauty, Bullying, Challenges, Choices, Compassion, Connection/Connecting, Growth/Learning, Healing, Illness, LIfe Lessons, Making the World a Better Place, Stories That Touched Me, Suffering | Tagged , , , , , , | 9 Comments

A Painful Confession

Most of my books have received excellent reviews. Several have a perfect 5-star review score on Amazon. I know that some or all of my books will also receive less than glowing reviews, and indeed that has happened to some of them. … Continue reading

Posted in Anger, Anthologies, Breakthroughs, Feelings/Emotions, Gifts, Gratitude, Growth/Learning, Introspection, LIfe Lessons, Mistakes, Regret | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 27 Comments

The Day the Girls Rescued Me

(A Re-post for newer readers to this site.) Many years ago I was in a high school Marine Corps JROTC program as the Vietnam War was coming to an end. It was not a real popular time to be in … Continue reading

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“No More Secrets/No More Lies”: Dedicated to All Who’ve Had Their Hearts Broken By A Dishonest Lover

In an earlier post, I promised to post a song or two. This one has an energy that is quite different from my other songs to date and is dedicated to everyone who has been cheated on, lied to, or … Continue reading

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Vow To A Broken Man

It took two bad lungs And a broken heart To finally tear My world apart Barely alive In intensive care Hoping friends would Visit me there Most were too busy To visit at all To send a card Or bother … Continue reading

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One Of My Heroes and a Quote That Helps To Explain Why

“As I walked out the door toward my freedom I knew that if I did not leave all the anger, hatred and bitterness behind that I would still be in prison.” –Nelson Mandela (Source: Online Wellness Network) A wise man … Continue reading

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The Day My Beloved Got Me Fired

(A re-post for newer friends of this blog.) Back in 1980, several months after we got married, my Beloved got me fired. It all began when I had to take time off from work due to the simultaneous removal of … Continue reading

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Love Is…

I love this cartoon and it’s message, and have learned that perhaps the most important time to show I care is when I’m most angry. When I can say “I love you” and mean it at a time when many … Continue reading

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