What’s the opposite of a strength?

There seems to be a cultural value that’s placed on some traits, and a stigma that’s attached to others. Someone has a strength, and because I don’t, that is a… weakness. Is the opposite of having a strength having a weakness, or is it having a different strength.

Remembrance Project: Remembrance Day 2020

Today I stood out on my walkway with Child. It was a lovely warm day where I am. We stood and waited for two honour flights to pass overhead – one flightpath went over cenotaphs, one over cemeteries where veterans now rest. I asked him how it felt for him to not be in his […]

Remembrance Project Days 7-10: Round-Up

Friends, I needed to take a several-days-long break from my technology, apologies for the break in the project. Instead of trying to catch up and just piling on a bunch of stress where my mini-break just got rid of it, I’m going to give you a Round Up of some interesting Remembrance-related articles that I’ve […]

Remembrance Project Day 4: All Souls

Today marks the last day of the triduum of Allhallowtide. All Souls to the RC kids, and Dias de los Muertos to many others. The Day of the Dead celebrations include visits to the cemetery and altars at home to honour ancestors and absent friends. In some communities, there are celebrations in the local graveyard […]

Remembrance Project Day 3: All Saints’ Day

All Saints is one of my favourite days of the year. The day we celebrate saints known and unknown. Sometimes, it’s easy to recognize saints – y’all have heard me talk about Anthony (Patron of lost things), Raphael the Archangel (patron of the medical professions), St. Michael the Archangel (Patron of Soldiers, the Military, and […]