Blog 1138 – 10.08.2018
Blue Skies, Nothing But Blue Skies
“Blue skies nothing but skies do I see”, the song goes and another favorite of mine featured in the funny Coen Brother movie, Brother Where Art Thou, is Keep On The Sunny Side Of Life.
It is just too easy to see the gray skies and dark clouds and assume that is all there is from now on. But children know better and for them even those gray skies and dark clouds only produce marvelous puddles to dance in or beautiful mounds of snow to slide down and transform into snow people – men, and women, boys, and girls. Even the snow world is full of more than just white men.
Sometimes I am embarrassed to be one, when I hear the silly and stupid things we white men say and have said for way too long. A change is coming, slowly but surely and many of the old white guys are scared but not me. I look forward to it and believe that the women and people of color that white guys have oppressed, kept down, and marginalized for so many years will do a better job of sharing not just the power, but the load, and the wealth of this wonderful world, high time and nothing but blue skies from now own.
Your friend and fellow traveler,
Color me blue for blue skies,