Category Archives: Writing

Change your view and the view changes

In thinking about this month’s BeZine theme of Hunger, Poverty and Working-Class Slavery, I was a bit overwhelmed with the scope. Each of these social issues is huge in its own right, with no one solution apparent for any of … Continue reading

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~ Gen X Musings ~

It’s time again for the 100TPC (One Hundred Thousand Poets For Change) over at the BeZine, and all over the world. It’s a chance for artists, musicians, poets, peace-keepers, activists, and anyone else who desires lasting change in the world … Continue reading

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~ Regarding Faith ~

This month’s issue of the BeZine is up and what a splendid collection of inspiration it is shaping up to be! Our theme this month is “Faith in things seen and unseen”. Below is my humble contribution.       … Continue reading

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Animal Stories

In keeping with this month’s theme at the BeZine, I thought I’d recommend some of the best books about animals that I have read. The theme “All God’s Creatures” immediately reminded me of one of my favorite series of animal … Continue reading

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What if?

“The imagination imitates. It is the critical spirit that creates.” ~ Oscar Wilde Imagination vs. Critical Spirit is the theme for July over at the BeZine.  I’ve been pondering these words and what they mean. When I first read the … Continue reading

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~ The Zen of Writer’s Block ~

The white screen: blank, empty, pregnant with Nothingness, ready to be filled. The monkey-mind of racing thoughts, ideas, each quickly considered, and just as quickly discarded, in the search for “perfection”; The exact antithesis of the stillness, calm and peace, … Continue reading

Posted in Creativity, Frustration, Peace, Perfection, Philosophical Ponderings, Poetry, Uncategorized, Writer's Block, Writing, Zen | 5 Comments