Why I’m Not an Activist

I’m passionate about a whole lot of things: protecting water and all natural resources, human rights & dignity, and the fair provision of basic utilities – for starters. So why can’t I get as riled up as you to fight for these things? Why am I not an Activist? In a nutshell, in my weird sense of things, activism is broken. The fighting against mentality only serves to keep the “problem” in place. How is…

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If Life Were Like Shoe Shopping

She’s a modern day Goldilocks, this girl in the shoe store. She staggers to the end of the aisle as the boxes, piled high in her arms slip and slide from side to side. Shoes, glorious shoes! Black, brown, red, boots, slippers, sandals, and pumps spill out of their boxes and onto the floor at her feet as she plunks herself down on the bench. She quickly gets her feet out of her lowly sneakers…

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