Friday, January 20, 2017

A Sad and Scary Day

I have been trying hard to not let this horrible thing that will happen today January 20th consume me. It's hard knowing that the people soon to be in control care very little about the majority of the citizens. It really is about power and money on a foundation of greed. Many of us are targets- women, people that are not white male and and the target group I am in- The LGBT community. One of the  most troubling things were reading that Trumps pick for supreme court justice thinks gays should be jailed. Then reading that he intends to get rid of the National endowment for the arts. Most all of you reading this know the importance of art- for self expression for healing art is another language. I taught art for 36 years from elementary through university age. I have seen first hand how art has literally saved lives. As I felt my heart start to race I stopped what I was doing and went to my journal. Please join me in putting loving intentions out into the universe. This will help us to move through this scary time. Sending love to you all.


  1. Thank you for posting today...I need to know there are other like-minded folk in 'my neighborhood'. I'm sitting in grief today.

  2. Keep the faith, Terry, we LGBT folks are survivors, and we will get through this. As Meryl Streep said in her recent speech, quoting Carrie Fisher, "take your broken heart, make it into art"

  3. Beautiful work as always Terry, but even more poignant today.
    Sending real love and virtual hugs across the miles. ♥♥

  4. Strong message, strong journal entry!

  5. Arohanui fro Aotearoa New Zealand.

  6. The majority of America agrees with you. You are not alone.

  7. I wave at you from france and want you to know that i am one of these people abroad who care about you and always will. I send you a load of encouragements and my warmest thoughts and i join you in sending love out in the universe, it is what i do more than ever since the 9th of november.
    Your journal page is sublime and moving!!
    Take care dear.

    1. Thank you so very much- messages like this you just sent me give me hope.