Railroaded and Blended: Thirstless in a Bloodthirsty World, Sober in a Laughless One

I have long worried about the amount of violence to which children are routinely exposed. I choose to never watch either violent or horror movies. My spirit doesn’t need them and they can certainly prey on my mind. Judy’s post speaks from the heart.

lifelessons - a blog by Judy Dykstra-Brown

Railroaded and Blended: Thirstless in a Bloodthirsty World, Sober in a Laughless One

Every day, our children are mesmerized by computer games where they hunt down and kill. TV shows go from violent to horrific—all echoing a world made increasingly more warlike as the war games of children grown into the war games of politicians and financiers who seek political and financial gain by first vilifying and then “going after” their enemies.

It is not my dreams, but rather my waking world that’s tortured by the bloodthirst of our world. At night, in my bed before sleeping, I fear for my own breathing and have to go outside for the comfort of cool night moving air. That scene from “The Bridge” where a child is buried alive with water slowly filling his crypt—will not go away. I am stuffed to strangling with earth’s cruelty.

My dreams remain my own, so…

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4 thoughts on “Railroaded and Blended: Thirstless in a Bloodthirsty World, Sober in a Laughless One

  1. Thank you. I am overwhelmed and hugely grateful and excited and happy…now working out how to fulfill my responsibility on being nominated. Thank you, again. I’ll pass it on.

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