Tag Archives: Anthony Marsella

Walt Whitman Returns . . .

This is what you shall do: by Anthony J. Marsella, channeling Walt Whitman   This is what you shall do: Love the earth and sun and the animals, Despise riches, Give alms to everyone that asks.“    I.  Again! Again! … Continue reading

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Two Paths in the Woods, Pt 2. Beyond Symbolic and Poetic Words By Guest Author Anthony Marsella

  The path we choose in our lives is not merely a symbolic or poetic path — one presented so eloquently by Robert Frost’s image of worn and less-trodden paths at a fork in the road.   No! The path before … Continue reading

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USA: A culture of violence, Part 2

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Charting a “Culture of Violence:” Causes and Consequences

As the immediate emotions of the presidential elections pass — the euphoria and elation of the winners, the grief, despair, anger of the losers — the harsh realities of daily life once again emerge. Among these is the widespread violence pervading the United States…. Continue reading

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People come into our lives . . .

I. People enter our lives at unexpected times Changing us in profound ways . . . A glance, a smile or frown, A word — spoken or written — An act of kindness or harm.   Some remain in our … Continue reading

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