Some emotions transformed into thoughts, transcribed into words, digitized and shared, from a prairie town in Alberta, Canada.
When the actions of our elected representatives are confusing, disappointing and incensing, it’s important to remember that our collective choices put them in these positions of influence. The system works bottom-up as much as top-down. The choices we make, or don’t make, as individuals create our communities, society, and world.
Those in power (whichever party or colour) will attempt to control the narratives of daily life because this is what we told them to do. This is their role. But it is our role as individuals, friends, family, and citizens to choose the beautiful, because no leader can tell you what to love. And if they tell you what to hate, then they aren’t a leader.
Discover the beauty in your life and share it with those you care for. Beauty is the truth in the story of your life and it’s on each one of us to find the courage to accept this choice.
sometimes when looking into that Alberta sky it’s hard to tell if I’m going the wrong way then why does this road lead to home? where I’m living as best as I can in love to be so fortunate born with a fighting chance the way I see it Why not? have faith in the wind’s freezing kiss beneath a sky as big as the question deep as the space in my chest enough to fall into alone together with everyone else looking into this endless blue