Friend like Jiminy Cricket

"You are wrong if you think Fortune has changed towards you. Change is her normal behavior, her true nature....You have discovered the changing face of the random goddess....With domineering hand she moves the turning wheel [of chance], like currents in a treacherous bay swept to and from. No cries or misery she hears, no tears … Continue reading Friend like Jiminy Cricket

Absurdity in Stepping Forward

Sweet are the uses of adversity, which, like a toad, though ugly and venomous, wears yet a precious jewel in its head. -- Duke Senior, Shakespeare's As like it is "Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you … Continue reading Absurdity in Stepping Forward

Hopeful Exultation in Life or Death

Can you name all four sets of parents from the fourth generation before ya? It be your grandparents' grandparents I'm talking about. Name them all if you can. Now if you like me, well you can't do it. I honestly don't know their stories or even names. I been observing my generation and this up-n-rising one … Continue reading Hopeful Exultation in Life or Death