Recently, I found out that someone I adore dearly was being molested for over a year. Almost every girl or woman that I have been close to has been sexually assaulted in some way. I will not get into statistics here. I will post a link at the end about statistics and what people can […]Read more "A Butterfly’s Rage"
Lingchi, also known as the death of a thousand cuts, was a method of execution used in China for a thousand years. The process involved slowly and methodically cutting away of flesh until the person was dead or the throat slit. I am writing this because I have heard many many times from other people […]Read more "Lingchi or What Its Like to be Transgender"
Valentine’s Day. The most loathsome of holidays is three days away. A day so corporate driven it is only surpassed by Black Friday and X-mas. Still people give into the flowers , cards, and candy. I used to pride myself on not being one of those people, though as my transition progresses I’ve had to […]Read more "Queen of Hearts"
Dead. I do so wish there was a more appropriate word. Asleep seems to fall far short. I have be dead for most of my life, if not for the entire span. Recently, I feel as if I was able to take my first breath. The relief has been somewhat overwhelming. I try to not […]Read more "A Eulogy for the Living"
“The enemy of my enemy is my friend.” – unknown How do we differentiate enemy from friend? What extremes does someone have to go to in order to be deemed “enemy”? I would like to take this time to share some thoughts on how I believe we should be determining friend from foe and how […]Read more "The Thin Line We Tread"
People are sheep. To state this in a more politically correct fashion: People are followers. The shepherd is in charge and guides his flock to each field. He has no real power but the sheep do as they’re told. Unbeknownst to the shepherd and his flock is that the lambs control his destiny. A herd […]Read more "Where The Real Power Lies"
“Progress, far from consisting in change, depends on retentiveness. When change is absolute there remains no being to improve and no direction is set for possible improvement: and when experience is not retained, as among savages, infancy is perpetual. Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” – George Santayana We […]Read more "We will not be the Last"