Monthly Archives: July 2012
Recognize that phrase? It’s part of a children’s prayer… If I should die before I wake, I pray the Lord my soul to take. I just went grocery shopping and purchased my “last supper”. A truly bizarre combination of things that taste good to me right now. Not much of it is food.
Al Pacino’s character in the movie And Justice For All reached a breaking point at the end. He couldn’t live with the broken system anymore. He snapped and told the truth in the courtroom, which got him forcibly removed. And the movie ends with him sitting on the courthouse steps. It leaves me with the […]
I have been…something… lately. Numb? Down? Depressed? Without joy? Despairing? I wasn’t able to put my finger on it, what I was feeling or not feeling. It feels like fatigue. Tired. No energy, no anticipation, no enthusiasm. Why?
It is the final phrase of the Pledge of Allegience we all learned in elementary school. It is the title of a movie directed by Norman Jewison and starring Al Pacino made in 1979. It is the phrase I use to describe those moments in life when you break loose and tell it like it […]