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Hope and World Wide Change

At the beginning of WWII we weren't sure how to win.

We believed, we came together, and we fought and the world was changed.  Such is the way of things.   Believe, come together and fight for your beliefs and principles.

This is not optional.

Progress is only achieved through the expense of blood and treasure and both are priceless.

We are entitled to nothing except the love of Jesus Christ.

Are you helping?

Helping involves actively seeking to assist both where asked and ideally where not asked. 

True help comes as a blessing, from friends.. family... unsolicited advocacy, support and above all ACTION.. not rhetoric. 

If you aren't actively pursuing the same goals with actions... you are not on the team. 

Standing on the sidelines and watching isn't helping all that much in the end...

Are you on the team? or not?  What you do will tell the true tale.

Passion. need more or less?

“Twentieth-century peoples have erected so many psychological barriers against strong emotion, and have invested those defenses with so much of the energy derived from forbidden impulse, that they can no longer remember what it feels like to be inundated by desire. They tend, rather, to be consumed with rage, which derives from defenses against desire and gives rise in turn to new defenses against rage itself. Outwardly bland, submissive, and sociable, they seethe with an inner anger for which a dense, overpopulated, bureaucratic society can devise few legitimate outlets.” Christopher Lasch in The Culture of Narcissism

"Depression is simply rage turned inward" Freud in Mourning and Melancholia

Perhaps it is in these ideas that we find a solution to our seemingly endless supply of mental health issues.  Each of us needs to express more authentic passion. Our politically correct/suppressed culture is striving to be released. It is seeking a path.

We in the arts can provide e…