Ego

“They are able because they think they are able.” — Publius Vergil EGO- self-esteem. One of the three divisions of the psyche in psychoanalytic theory that serves as the organized conscious mediator between the person and reality especially by acting both in perception of and adaptation to reality. I argue: “It is better to be…

The principal dancer keeps pushing forward

“Keep alive the incentive to push further.” –Dag Hammarskjold My dear and most beloved Apache grandmother often told me great stories regarding my Native American heritage and my favorite stories had to do with Geronimo, the greatest of Apache warriors. Over the years the second favorite story is one my grandmother told me which I…

Memorial at Arlington (A Poem)

“Each contact with a human being is so rare, so precious, one should preserve it.” —Anais Nin The green grass, the colorful array of flowers sway, the benign wind blows silent as the canary yellow butterfly flutters exquisitely under a life giving Sun. The Savannah Sparrow darts from each magnificent headstone all the while the…

THE EXAMINED LIFE

“The unexamined life is not worth living.” –Socrates Every writer at one time or another will come to the truth that we all, must face and that is self-examination. I look back over my life and the one thing that life has taught me about myself more than any other is death. I really believe…

Native American Heritage

“Let us put our minds together and see what kind of a life we can make for our children.” –Chief Sitting Bull Today, at Standing Rock Native Americans from over 100 tribes stand together in protest over the perilous pipeline that awaits continuation into and under scared sites of Native Americans. Native American Indians are…

Bob Marley In Memory

“Love is very dangerous if you just have love and don’t have the ability to be loveable.”–Dick Gregory Bob Nesta Marley was brought into this world by a black women and a white man. He was born on February 6th 1945 in Trench Town, Jamaica. Shunned by his white father most of his life young…