Follow The Light

I had stopped writing in any earnest way when the carnage started, shortly after November 2016. It didn’t look like carnage then, nor could it be imagined to look like it did on January 6, 2021. But it was clear a seismic shift was about to occur. …

April 18, 2020

There have been tears stuck behind by eyes for weeks now. I do not cry easily and in times where I should they often lodge themselves somewhere between my heart and head.

Today, they finally flowed. Anger, fear, even sadness seem like simpler emotions, easier to process…

WORDS ARE THINGS

“Words are things. You must be careful, careful about calling people out of their names, using racial pejoratives and sexual pejoratives and all that ignorance. Don’t do that. Some day we’ll be able to measure the power of words. I think they are things. They get on…

I had never read or learned about the Bible when I was growing up and shied away from it when I did grow up. As someone who was born a Jew ethnically, but raised pretty much without any religious indoctrination it seemed irrelevant. I knew the Old Testament was the…

shari sachs

Storyteller, stirrer of souls. Mom, Grandma, Daughter, Wife, Former corporate exec waking up and writing in mid-life

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