Friday, March 03, 2006


This cruelty, this hatred, how did it find us?

Did it steal into our lives, or did we seek it out and embrace it?

What happened to us?

That we now send our children into the world like we send young men to war...

Hoping for their safe return...

But knowing that some will be lost along the way.

When did we lose our way? Consumed by the shadows, swallowed whole by the darkness.

Does this darkness have a name?

Is it your name?

Usually, I don't like One Tree Hill, but this last week, I feel like it had a really good message, and was shocking in it's portrayal of high school violence. It's not as prominent as it is in middle school or high school, but social hierarchy is a problem, even in the adult world. We need to think about how we treat other people. I think that adults need to be told even more than children because it seems that we are the harder ones to teach. We think we are past that development phase and tend to have a harder time seeing that we are doing something wrong. I guess all I'm saying is love each other, love everyone, no matter how the world sees them, don't count people out.