Love S(t)inks

"What if I punched your right in your head?" Praaz asked as he swung his arm in a pulled upper cut to my jaw. "What the fuck do you think would happen? I'd fall down! What do you think I am, a damn prize fighter?" "Ahh, you know I'd never hurt you." He grinned toothlessly. …

The Junkie and The Martyr

The Martyr paradigm emerged and thrived in the early centuries - between the time of Christ's death and the Roman Empire's adoption of Christianity as the official state religion. While only a few dedicated Christians are recognized as martyrs, it was an era in which it was dangerously easy to become one. Christians suffered terribly …

Keep Your Apology

"Fuck you, motherfucker!" I hurled that directive across the room to the silver haired burn out in my Conflict Resolution class last week - it was our first attempt at non-violent communication. Well... shit. Given the slightly passive-aggressive "It's OK To Be Angry" news article our instructor emailed and the 'therapeutic' (read: punitive) journal entry …