Category Archives: Writing

Find your balance to “Be the Peace”

This quarter’s BeZine focuses mostly on the 100 TPC (One Hundred Thousand Poets for Change) events going on around the world and Social Justice, but one of the sub sections of this quarter’s ‘Zine is called “Be The Peace”.  Now, … Continue reading

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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

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