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My New Love

7 May

11159525_10153232276247969_2236448914988170563_nAgain apologies for being missing from the blog. I actually have a good reason!

My baby boy has arrived!

Dear Readers, I am happy to share that over a month ago my son, Green III, was born. Yep – my dumbass named him after his father (I’m a sucker for tradition… and roman numerals apparently.)

In the spirit of good humor and love, let’s instead call my darling boy, ‘Dash’ so that his blog name coordinates with those of his beautiful big sisters, Ditto and Dot.

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Forgiveness & Heroes

20 Jan

Today is Martin Luther King, Jr Day.  As a community organizer its always been a special day to me.  MLK, Jr  a hero to people of color and to those of us who work in the area social justice and progressive politics.

martin-luther-king-jr-leader-we-must-develop-and-maintain-theBut MLK, Jr. was also allegedly an unfaithful husband.*  A flawed man who cheated on his wife.  Reports exist that Dr. King was tempted and like many before and after him gave in to the sin of lust no matter how hurtful that selfish act was to his wife, Coretta.  With my own experience with marital infidelity I think I have gained some insight and empathy to identify with how Mrs. King stoically endured it.  I, too, can look past the actions of my cheating spouse and see the whole person – and yes, still love the man who cheated on me.  Infidelity is a horrible act. Infidelity is selfish and cruel.  But forgiveness, with a repentant spouse/partner, is possible. Continue reading

Resolutions for 2014

31 Dec

For the past two years I have dreaded New Years Eve.

On New Years Eve 2011 my husband ditched me to spend the day with his whore.

He stupidly thought I didn’t know he was with her. He thought I really believed he was getting his car fixed and seeing his friends at sports-bar ALL DAY LONG.  I knew he was fornicating in a cheap motel with her.

He called me at 9 pm on his way back home and coldly said, “I’m on my way. Get ready.”

I was so filled with rage and as such, my response was not good.  I was angry. I was hurt and humiliated.  I was scared.

I screamed back. “Fuck off. Don’t bother. Go back to your whore.”

Green laughed. “I wasn’t with anyone. YOU. ARE. CRAZY.”

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