the cry

the cry

PANIC. THEY ARE COMING FOR ME. THEY HATE ME, AND GOD IS ON THEIR SIDE.THEY WILL STOP AT NOTHING TO SILENCE ME. I AM NOT SAFE. NOWHERE IS SAFE. heart pounding, eyes flicking this way and that, and so I shut them. I squeeze them so hard until sparkling flashes of red light burst across…

Game Over

Game Over

Master of puppets, I’m pulling your strings Twisting your mind and smashing your dreams Blinded by me, you can’t see a thing Just call my name ’cause I’ll hear you scream Master, master!     (Metallica) During summer of 2019, we were on a relaxing vacation in the Poconos.  I remember sitting out on the screened-in…

The Great Divorce (with apologies to CS Lewis)

The Great Divorce (with apologies to CS Lewis)

“Apart from the addictive nature of our new digital way of connecting, it does not seem to satisfy our deep-seated need for true human contact. Instead what it seems to have spawned is the illusion of social connection via a medium that has our dopamine receptors on perpetual high alert as we anticipate, like Pavlovian…