Posts Tagged With: Justice

Day 2856: A Nation Reveals Itself

A few hours before it was revealed that my nation’s Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had died, this revealed itself to me:

A nation reveals itself by its

  • leaders,
  • priorities,
  • values,
  • humanity,
  • awareness,
  • respect and protection for all,
  • focus on the future,
  • engagement in the world, and
  • justice.

Because of how our nation has been revealing itself, I and those I love were immeasurably grief-stricken and devastated by the loss of Justice Ginsburg.

Senate leader Republican Mitch McConnell, who blocked President Obama from choosing a Supreme Court Justice many months before the 2016 Presidential election because “the people should decide,” has already revealed his plans to rush the process of replacing RBG with somebody diametrically opposed to her judicial values, scant weeks before the election.

A nation reveals itself by the hypocrisy, partisanship, greed, and injustice of its leaders.

A blog reveals itself by its words and images.

A blogger reveals herself by taking a picture of a plastic pig, because I am so sick of the greedy pigs running and ruining my nation.

In this televised tribute to her last night, RBG reveals that she was taught by her mother never to respond in anger.

I have much to learn from her.

I now look for hope and justice to be revealed, somehow, in the days ahead.

Feel free to reveal yourself in a comment, below.

Gratitude reveals itself here every day, so undying thanks to the amazingly courageous Ruth Bader Ginsburg and to all who witness what I reveal here, including you.

Categories: 2020 U.S. Presidential election, in memoriam, life during the pandemic, personal growth, photojournalism | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 31 Comments

Day 2390: What love looks like in public

When you read today’s title — “What love looks like in public” — what springs to your mind?

What loves looks like in public could be

  • PDA’s (Public Displays of Affection),
  • heart-warming kindness,
  • people wearing their hearts on their sleeves,
  • natural beauty,
  • a public library,
  • any welcoming, safe, accessible, and open space,
  • a house of worship,
  • this blog, or

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  • JUSTICE.

Here and now, I  publicly and lovingly wish there was more justice in the world.

Do you see any love in public in today’s other public photos?

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I have public love for my son, Aaron, pictured there in public.

Here’s Carlton Jumel Smith with “This is What Love Looks Like.”

I’m publicly looking forward, with love, to your comments, below.

Public thanks and love to all who helped me create today’s blog and — of course! — to YOU.

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Day 2009: What would make you happy?

What would make you happy?

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I’ll try to answer that big question, so I can be one step closer.

People who I love being happy would make me happy.

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Justice would make me happy.

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The results I want for the USA midterm elections would make me happy.

Let’s see if my latest photos would make anybody happy.

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The best advice I ever got was to show up, be gentle, and tell the truth — all steps closer to happiness.

It would make me happy, here and now,  to share “One Step Closer” by the Doobie Brothers with you.

Comments would make me happy, too.

It always makes me happy to thank those who help me create my daily blogs and — of course! — YOU.

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Day 1885: More style coming soon

Are you ready for more style coming soon?

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I don’t know if this blog is stylish, but I hope it invites and accepts different styles.

More photos coming soon.

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I hope there’s more justice, good news, play,  fine art, and dreamers coming soon.

My presentation about my groups is coming soon, in which I might use a stylish line from “Field of Dreams.”

If you build it, they will come.

My style is to explain that “it” is a group therapy program.  In other words, if you build a group therapy program, they will come.

“More Style” coming soon!

If I knew more of that language, I could tell you more about that video’s style.

More comments coming soon, in different styles below.

More thanks coming soon to all those who helped me create this post and — of course! — to you, no matter what your style.

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