So, let me see if I have this correct… My persistent public urging for the overthrow of this republic – a representative democracy – is covered by my first amendment rights, unless it actually falls, whereupon it was likely seditious, but there are no longer any Democratic institutions or laws to hold me accountable. SeemsContinue reading “Uh, What?”
Author Archives: Bosco O'Brian
If Not Us, Who? If Not Now, When?
If not us, who? If not now, when? That’s the Theme we chose for this, our gathering here tonight… It comes out of a conversation I was having with none other than AFL-CIO President, Liz Shuler. I posed it to her in a conversation we had this past summer, then she used it again inContinue reading “If Not Us, Who? If Not Now, When?”
My Heart Had Heart Surgery Today.
So, I sat today while my heart of hearts had her heart worked on. There’s no sense of being old(er) like awaiting news on your partner, lover, friend, wife…life. I walked the halls of the hospital and got a coffee. I sat on an outside roof area and looked into the valley of the cityContinue reading “My Heart Had Heart Surgery Today.”
“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together” – African proverb
As 2021 comes to an end, I’m very excited to welcome yet another new year. You’d think, having done this some 60-plus times before, it would begin to look a little same-same. Thankfully, with each new year we all get a chance to start fresh… the beginning of new promises, resolutions, and life decisions. ItContinue reading ““If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together” – African proverb”
“The wrong shall fail, the right prevail.” That’s where my money is…
So, this is the Holidays, 2021… And we are approaching the end of another year… A year where supporters of a losing candidate took over the U.S. Capitol, Asian-Americans were given new reason to fear for their lives, COVID-19 killed Americans faster than before there were free, life-preserving vaccinations, and while a new President promisedContinue reading ““The wrong shall fail, the right prevail.” That’s where my money is…”
“I like to think of it as a verb…”
thanksgiving (noun) thanks·giv·ing | \ thaŋ(k)s-ˈgi-viŋ also ˈthaŋ(k)s-ˌgi- \ ng 1) A public acknowledgment or celebration of divine goodness 2) The act of giving thanks 3) A prayer expressing gratitude According to The History Channel, Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday that commemorates how in 1621, the Plymouth colonists and the Wampanoag shared an autumn harvest feast that is acknowledged today as oneContinue reading ““I like to think of it as a verb…””
Human consciousness is simply the Cosmos looking back upon itself and saying “hmmm.”
Preparing for a good death takes a lifetime.
From Christianity to Buddhism
“Be still, and know that I am God.” Be still and know that I am… Be still and know… Be still… Be.
Are you the bud or the thorn?
When “She Who Must Be Obeyed” and I first “took to housekeeping,” as it was said where I come from, our first home was a small brick ranch. You know it. You may have lived in one yourself. But, even if you have not, you have certainly been in one. Just in case, let meContinue reading “Are you the bud or the thorn?”